The AIFS executive team are responsible for the overall management of the Institute's research program and operations. They lead a team of highly qualified researchers with expertise in a wide range of topics relating to family wellbeing. Find out more about our researchers.
Andrew Whitecross is passionate about bringing insights from research and policy analysis together in well-designed social policy and programs for Australian families. He commenced as acting Director of the Australian Institute of Family Studies in October 2020.
Deputy Director, Corporate Services
Dr Michael Alexander is responsible for the management of services to support the Institute's research activity, including human and financial resources and communications services.
Deputy Director, Research
Rae Kaspiew’s work focusses on the issues that raise challenges for families, including relationship separation, family violence and elder abuse.