Brian Hooks

Charles Koch Foundation

Brian Hooks is President of the Charles Koch Foundation and Charles Koch Institute and Chairman of the Seminar Network, a network of organizations, businesses and philanthropic leaders dedicated to helping remove barriers that prevent people from realizing their potential.  Brian also chairs the board of directors of Stand Together and serves on the board of the Mercatus Center at George Mason University and Institute for Humane Studies.

Prior to his current role, Brian served as Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer of the Mercatus Center, where he oversaw strategy and operations for a growing research, education, and public policy center. A graduate of the University of Michigan, Brian lives in Alexandria, Virginia, with his wife and daughter.