Dr David Hall

Dr David Hall

David Hall is Senior Researcher at The Policy Observatory at AUT and an Associate Investigator at Te Punaha Mātatini. He has a D.Phil in Politics from the University of Oxford and works on climate finance innovation, low-emissions transitions policy, and land use and forestry policy.

Scale is vital for Impact Investment. Big deals attract big investors

November 20, 2018
The following provocation by Dr. David Hall forms one part of Financing the Future, our dynamic content project exploring the market opportunities for impact investment in Aotearoa New Zealand. The project...

The Interwoven World | Te Ao i Whiria

June 18, 2018
It’s two years now since the launch of Our Forest Future, where I called for 1.3 million hectares of new forest planting for a greener, more climate-aligned economy. A lot...

Our Forest Future: One Year On

April 21, 2017
One year ago I released the Our Forest Future report for Pure Advantage. It identified that New Zealand was facing a trend of net forest loss – and argued that we...

Solving Wicked Problems

December 16, 2016
If climate change touches upon everything, then anything can be part of the solution. That’s worth keeping in mind whenever you’re boggled by the enormity of the climate challenge. It’s...