Dr Xanthe Mallett is a forensic anthropologist, criminologist, author, television presenter and social commentator. Xanthe specialises in re-investigating cold cases, often by reaching out to the public to generate leads. She worked as a forensic anthropologist on the BBC2 series History Cold Case in 2010-2011, which involved Xanthe and other experts working to find cause of death for human remains dating from Roman times to Victorian England. She also starred in the US version of the series, which aired on National Geographic as The Decrypters. Xanthe presented the Australian series Wanted in 2013 and in 2014, presented Mothers Who Murder on Channel Ten that coincided with the release of her book of the same name.