David Hall is a senior researcher at The Policy Observatory, Auckland University of Technology. David’s research interests include climate policy, climate finance, impact investment, migration policy and wider questions in ethics and political theory. He is a prolific writer, contributing to the BWB Texts series, New Zealand Listener, New Zealand Herald, Pantograph Punch, Spinoff, Reading Room Journal and more. David is presently developing an environmental impact bond to unlock private capital for permanent native forest planting, funded by Foundation North’s GIFT fund. More about David.