Kirsty De Jong


Research Assistant

Kirsty is a part time Research Assistant at the Behavioural Insights Team in Wellington. Since joining, she has worked primarily on projects aimed at improving outcomes for those on benefits. Kirsty also works for a research team investigating the development of human and relational capacity and Mātauranga Māori in the context of New Zealand’s innovation sector. Kirsty has a Master’s in Museum and Heritage Studies from Victoria University of Wellington, and finished her undergraduate degrees in Marketing and Art History on both faculties’ Dean’s Lists for Academic Excellence.