With experience in New South Wales, ACT and Victoria as well as overseas, our Heritage Advisors have been applying their broad knowledge of archaeological methods and cultural heritage management techniques since before the introduction of the Aboriginal Heritage Act in 2006.
BA (Hons, Archaeology) University College Cork, MA (Archaeology) University College Cork
Andrew has over 18 years experience as an archaeologist, gaining extensive experience in Europe before working on his first Australian archaeology projects in New South Wales in 1999. Since moving to Victoria in 2006, Andrew has managed cultural heritage projects for a range of sectors including residential subdivisions, local council works, commercial developments, infrastructure, extractive industry works and major utility installations. He has project managed some of largest and most contentious Cultural Heritage projects to have been undertaken in Victoria since the introduction of the Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006. He brings to his role a proven track record in dealing clearly and effectively with stakeholders, having gained approval for over 60 Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Management Plans from Registered Aboriginal Parties and Aboriginal Affairs Victoria to date. Andrew has also worked on a number of historical archaeological assessments and salvage excavations and has been the named archaeologist on a number of Consents (permits) issued by Heritage Victoria.
BA (Hons Archaeology) La Trobe University, Melbourne
Robyn completed her archaeology degree in 2000. After working for Aboriginal Affairs Victoria, she worked as a contract archaeologist in NSW, Canberra and Victoria). Robyn brings to our projects her survey and excavation fieldwork skills. She has a strong technical proficiency in lithic (stone artefact) analysis gained through her university education and experience in analysing stone artefact assemblages from throughout southeastern Australia. Robyn also has experience analysing faunal assemblages and shell midden assemblages. Work as a mother has focused her organisational skills while her role as a draft reader for a New York Times best-selling author has honed her editing skills allowing us to provide a high level of quality assurance in our report production.
In addition to our Heritage Advisors, Triskel has access to additional support staff and can engage casual archaeologists, GIS and other specialists as required, allowing us to upscale as required for larger and more complex projects.