Dr David Rees

Dr David Rees

Dr David Rees has worked as a consultant since the mid-1980’s in the UK, NZ and Australia. He has specialised in applying the concepts, methods and tools of the system sciences in a wide range of industries and is a founding partner of Synergia, a successful research and consulting business with offices in Auckland and Sydney. His work over the last few years has focused on health, energy sustainability, and climate change.

Modelling Net Zero New Zealand

August 02, 2017
A key aspect of the Net Zero NZ report is the requirement for a shift in land use, specifically a reduction in the amount of pastoral farming, especially dairy. That...

Thinking Beyond Growth

June 02, 2017
The critical responses to the release of the NetZero report were predictable. Land use changes, a central pillar upon which the four scenarios were built, and the requirements for a...

What's next?

May 14, 2015
As the world confronts the enormous challenges it faces, people are looking for alternatives to the way things are currently done. Our current social, political and business models, designed for...