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.