Ioannis Ntzoufras is a Professor of Statistics at the Department of Statistics at Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB). Currently he serves as the Head of the Department of Statistics (2010-2012). He is one of the founders of the AUEB Sports Analytics Group and and he is working in the area of Bayesian modelling and computation with emphasis in variable selection. He has published a worldwide best seller book on Bayesian modelling. In parallel with his main research activities he has worked on modelling football data, volleyball analytics, measures of competitive balance in sports leagues and performance analysis in Volleyball.