Meet our Worcestershire Archaeology team
The field team
Andrew has over 16 years’ of commercial archaeology experience and currently leads the excavation and post-excavation analysis of archaeological sites. He is regularly engaged with archaeological investigations at a number of sand and gravel quarries in Worcestershire and beyond.
Andy has worked in British Archaeology for 15 years. He has excavated a wide range of sites as well as working on research and community projects. His main duties include writing Desk-Based Assessments and Heritage Statements, supervising evaluations and excavations, and producing post-excavation reports.
Elspeth joined Worcestershire Archaeology in 2015 with a background in Osteoarchaeology. She works on a wide range of archaeological sites, excavating and recording the archaeological features, assisting with the post-excavation, reporting and the training of staff undertaking the trainee scheme.
Graham has been working for the Worcestershire Archaeology since 2009. He has a wealth of experience undertaking varied projects on quarries and developments including watching briefs, evaluations and open excavations. He is also involved in the archiving of completed projects.
The post-excavation team
Adrian provides technician support to the finds and environmental specialists team. This includes processing samples and finds, stores management, archive transfers to museums, and equipment maintenance.
Carolyn has over 30 years of experience as an archaeological illustrator. She designs interpretation panels, including those at Fort Royal Park (Worcester) and Breedon on the Hill (Leicestershire), as well all other types of archaeological illustration. Her work has featured in numerous regional and national publications.
Author of many archaeological publications and editor of Later Prehistoric Research Assessment for the West Midlands. Derek has worked extensively in community archaeology and is a specialist in ceramic research. He has a professional interest in developing standards in partnership with museums to ensure archaeological data and objects are more fully integrated across the collections.
Laura has over 20 years experience in the identification and analysis of artefacts, with particular specialism in later prehistoric, Roman and medieval pottery and ceramic building materials. She has published works on urban and rural excavations, and kiln sites in the Midlands and north west.
From a fine art background, Laura discovered archaeology on a snow swept excavation on Dartmoor in January 1985. She has been working in archaeological illustration since then and has built up a variety of design, illustration and computing skills. She is an active member of a number of national professional organisations.
With over 25 years of experience Liz leads on environmental archaeology, specialising in past environment, food, diet, agriculture, craft and industry. Liz works on commercially funded projects, outreach and community archaeology work.
Rob has worked in commercial and public archaeology for over 10 years as a field archaeologist, community archaeologist and finds specialist. He has conducted sector-wide research into public archaeology and archaeological archives as well as working on a variety of outreach projects including one to bring Worcestershire’s Ice Age prehistory to life.
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