Ann Maharaj is a Statistician and an Associate Professor in the Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics at the Caulfield Campus of Monash University. She teaches subjects on business data analysis, business forecasting and survey data analysis and she also supervises Masters and PhD students. Her main research interests are in time series classification, spectral analysis, wavelets analysis and fuzzy systems. She has presented several papers on these topics at international conferences and many of them have been published in highly ranked international journals. Ann has also been involved in research projects in climatology, environmental science, labour markets, human mobility and finance, and she has also published in journals in some of these fields. She is also involved in statistical consulting and has presented several workshops on various aspects of statistical analysis.