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Matthew Rees is the founder of Geonomica, an editorial consulting firm that works with clients on books, speeches, articles, white papers, and other written materials.
He has co-written, with the Dean of Stanford University’s School of Medicine, Dr. Lloyd Minor, Discovering Precision Health: Predict, Prevent, and Cure to Advance Health and Well-Being. He is also the co-author, with former IBM CEO Samuel J. Palmisano, of Re-Think: A Path to the Future.
Mr. Rees has worked with clients across several industries, including health care, technology, finance, higher education, management consulting, and accounting. He is a Senior Fellow at Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business and co-authors a column with the school's Dean.
In 2020, Mr. Rees launched an email newsletter, Food and Health Facts, and a companion website. He was the founder of FT Newsmine, an email brief he produced in partnership with The Financial Times from 2009 to 2017.
Mr. Rees’s work builds on his experience in government, where he served as a speechwriter for President Bush; the National Security Adviser, Condoleezza Rice; and the U.S. Trade Representative, Robert Zoellick. He also served as a speechwriter and senior adviser for the Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, William Donaldson.
During a ten-year career in journalism, Mr. Rees wrote for some of America's most respected publications. He was employed in Washington for The Economist, The New Republic, and The Weekly Standard, and in New York and Brussels for The Wall Street Journal. Mr. Rees’s writing has also appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The International Economy, Reader's Digest, and Finance & Development (a publication of the International Monetary Fund). He is a frequent contributor of book reviews to The Wall Street Journal. Those reviews, and several articles he has written under his own byline, can be accessed here.
A native of Lafayette, California, Mr. Rees is a graduate of Wesleyan University and has pursued graduate work at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies. He participates in U.S. Masters swim meets in the Washington area and writes occasional articles for SwimSwam, an online swimming publication.