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Korey Te Hira

Chief of Staff

Korey Te Hira is the chief of staff at The Markup. In addition to being an adviser to the president, he is also responsible for executing her strategic priorities and managing the organization’s day-to-day operations.

Previously, Korey was chief operating officer at the National Conference on Citizenship, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening civic life in America. There he helped lead the organization during a period of transition and rapid growth while supporting work ranging from studying misinformation and disinformation to providing oversight of the decennial U.S. Census. He has also held a number of commercial roles in the United Kingdom and New Zealand, in the media and primary goods industries.

Korey graduated from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government in 2019 with a master’s in public policy and has a first class honours degree in economics from the University of Auckland.