Chris Exton holds a BSc in Psychology and a Ph.D. in Computer Science
(Monash University, Melbourne). Before he worked in academia he worked in industry in several Software Engineering positions in Australia, Ireland and the UK. He has worked on a number of projects in the area of programmer psychology, software tools and related research methods, and lately in the area of medical decision support systems. He has researched and published in these areas for over 10 years, as well as taking an active role as a reviewer for the International Journal of Software Maintenance and Evolution and The Software Quality Journal.