Te Pūoho Kātene

Executive Director | Te Pūtea Whakatupu Trust | Aotearoa New Zealand

Te Pūoho (Ngāti Toa, Ngāti Whātua, Ngāti Tama tribes) is steadfast in his pursuit of holistic prosperity for indigenous Māori. As the Executive Director of Te Pūtea Whakatupu Trust, he targets social change within an impact framework founded on ancestral values, investing in education & training, research and leadership development.

Te Pūoho serves as Trustee of his tribe, Ngāti Toa and Ākina Foundation, a leading impact consultancy in New Zealand. He is an independent director with Armillary Private Capital and Māori entities Wakatū Incorporation and Waikato-Tainui. A Stanford graduate, Fulbright Scholar and Obama Foundation Leader, he weaves together global best practices within an indigenous, values-based lens.