Post-excavation

Meet our Post-excavation team


Adrian Robins

Adrian Robins

Support Assistant

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 Hunt

Carolyn Hunt

Illustrator

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.

Derek Hurst

Derek Hurst

Post-Excavation Programme Manager

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 Griffin

Laura Griffin

Senior Finds Archaeologist

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.

Laura Templeton

Laura Templeton

Senior Illustrator

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.

Liz Pearson

Liz Pearson

Senior Environmental Archaeologist

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 Hedge

Rob Hedge

Community Project Officer

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.