DR ROB LENNOX, ACIfA
assists in advising on the development and communication of CIfA policy and in carrying out the
Institute’s advocacy function, within and beyond the historic environment sector. He holds a PhD entitled
‘Heritage and politics in the public value era: An analysis of the historic environment sector, public, and state in England since 1997’ and is now a research associate at the University of York. Rob has particular interests in place-making, landscape, and the environment.
TARYN NIXON, MCIfA
is an independent heritage advisor and archaeologist. From 1997 to 2017 she was Chief Executive of MOLA
(Museum of London Archaeology), one of the UK’s leading heritage practices. Throughout her career Taryn
has been passionate about the power of heritage, story and engagement in resilient society, and she initiated and chaired the Southport Group, whose 2011 report on public benefit from planning-led archaeology continues to influence UK historic environment policy and practice today.
Kate Geary is Head of Professional Development and Practice at the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists with responsibility for strategic matters relating to professional standards and professional development. She has a particular interest in making archaeology accessible to a wide audience