Archaeology for all - Council for British Archaeology

About us

The Council for British Archaeology is an educational charity working throughout the UK to involve people in archaeology and to promote the appreciation and care of the historic environment for the benefit of present and future generations.

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Under the mission statement, Archaeology for All we aim to deliver our strategy through four main objectives:

  • participation
  • discovery
  • advocacy and
  • sustainability.

These are set out in our current strategy for 2010–15 titled 'Making Archaeology Matter'.

Our history

The Council was founded in 1944 for the 'safeguarding of all kinds of archaeological material and the strengthening of existing measures for the care of ancient and historic buildings, monuments, and antiquities' and to improve public education about archaeology.

The organisation has grown over the years and is now a charity registered in England and Wales (no 287815) and in Scotland (no SC041971). It is also a Company Limited by Guarantee, registered in England No. 1760254.

Our trustees

The Council is run by a board of trustees on behalf of the membership.Trustees are elected by the members and report back to members at twice-yearly meetings held at various locations around the UK.

 

Our team

Dr Mike Heyworth MBE
Director

Louise Ennis
Head of Strategic Development

Conservation

Claire Price
Conservation and Community Officer for England 

Bev Kerr
Conservation and Community Officer for Wales (part-time)

Engagement

Head of Engagement
Elvie Thompson

Tara-Jane Sutcliffe
Community Archaeology Training Coordinator

Sophie Pointon
Events Officer (part-time)

Rachel Mort
Young Archaeologists’ Club Volunteer Co-ordinator

Tegwen Roberts
Local Heritage Co-ordinator (Local Heritage Engagement Network)

Communications & Marketing

Dave Moore
Communications Officer (part-time)

Catrina Appleby
Publications Officer (part-time)

Nicky Milsted
Young Archaeologists’ Club Communications Officer (part-time)

Sarah Howard
Information Officer

Frances Mee
Publications Assistant (freelance)

Philippa Puzey-Broomhead
BIAB editorial assistant (freelance)

Finance & Administration

Peter Olver
Finance Director

Sue Nawrocki
CBA Membership Co-ordinator

Cecilia Tuvo
Membership Administrator

Tracey Lalley
Finance Assistant (part-time)

Julia Johnson
Finance Assistant (part-time)

Julia Johnson/Bev Kerr
Office Administrator 

British Archaeology magazine

Mike Pitts
Editor, British Archaeology (freelance)

Job vacancies

Please see current positions available at the Council for British Archaeology.

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