Lua Perimal-Lewis started her career in IT as Data Analyst with the Department of Education in 2000. Since then (2001 – 2010) she has worked as Information Analyst, Programmer, Software Quality Assurance Subject Matter Expert (SME) and Software Configuration Management SME for Electronic Data System Australia (EDS) and Hewlett-Packard Australia (HP). She completed Master of IT (Computing) at Flinders University in 2009, Graduate Diploma in the Management of Information Systems from IMIS, UK and B.Sc. (Hons) Computing from University of Greenwich, UK. She is currently a Ph.D. candidate with the School of Computer Science, Engineering and Mathematics at Flinders University undertaking research in the area of Inpatient Flow Process Mining, Modelling and Simulation for Hospital Management Decision Support.