Cultural heritage professional, leading and transforming projects and organisations. Delivering pragmatic solutions for arts and heritage in complex ethical, political and social contexts.
Resilient and imaginative leadership informed by decades of practical real-world experience in private and not-for-profit sectors. Celebrating vocational and entrepreneurial values, embedding ‘mission command’ approach across all roles.
Context is everything. Delivering change through nuanced understanding of cultural heritage, arts and culture, environmental, planning and landscape policy in real-world situations. Going beyond compliance to deliver real public benefit.
The past exists in the imagination of the present. Evolving innovative interdisciplinary approaches to engagement with arts and cultural heritage, developing digital solutions for professionals and public. Building local capacity and understanding in a global context.
Owning accountability - to regulators, clients, peers and the public. Doing the right thing, not just ticking boxes. Developing sustainable and inclusive approaches to cultural heritage policy and practice, anywhere in the world.
Caring for the material remains of the past. Decades of international heritage management experience including infrastructure, agriculture and forestry - and government and NGO placemaking schemes.
Evidence-based action, reaching across silos. Understanding complex processes in deep time: urbanisation, landscape change, colonialism/post-colonialism and industrialisation/de-industrialisation. Thinking about environmental change, contested heritage and identity.
cultural heritage • archaeology • landscape • environment
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