Dr. Wieteke Conen
Wieteke Conen is a project manager and postdoctoral researcher at Utrecht University. She worked in several organisations as a project manager and researcher, including Intomart GfK, VanDoorneHuiskes and partners and Utrecht University. Between 2008 and 2013 she worked as a researcher and project manager at Utrecht University and the Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute for the project 'Activating Senior Potential in Ageing Europe'; an international research project within the Seventh Framework Program of the European Commission. In 2013, she obtained her PhD degree in Economics from Utrecht University with her thesis "Older workers: The view of Dutch employers in a European perspective". Since 2013, she works as a postdoctoral researcher at Utrecht University School of Economics for the project 'Self-employed without personnel: between freedom and insecurity'. As of October 2015, she participates in the Sustainable Workforce project as a project manager. Her main research interests include organisations, employers’ personnel strategies, changing labour markets, self-employment, ageing and gender.