Deborah Louwen

Deborah Louwen

Cohort Manager
Australian Institute of Family Studies
BBus (Mktg) (VU), BPsych (VU), GDipEd (Sec) (VU)

Deborah is a Cohort Manager in the Longitudinal and Lifecourse Studies team at AIFS. Deborah has previously worked on many longitudinal studies, but extensively on the Household Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) study. Deborah has experience in various fieldwork roles including interviewing, study material development, questionnaire design and testing and interviewer training. As the Cohort Manager, Deborah develops and implements respondent engagement strategies with a view to increase participant affinity and loyalty. 

Deborah currently works on Ten to Men: The Australian Longitudinal Study on Male Health, and Growing Up in Australia: The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC).