Sarah has over ten years’ experience working in the commercial and client-focused consulting industries in the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand. She has a proven track record of delivering complex fieldwork projects, delivering cultural heritage management solutions, providing advice on heritage policy and legislation, and diverse stakeholder consultation. Her work has had a strong focus on large infrastructure projects and Indigenous heritage management, across both urban and rural settings. Consequently, she is a fully qualified Heritage Advisor under Section 189(1) of the Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006 (Victoria).
Prior to joining Iceni Projects, Sarah worked as a Senior Heritage Advisor and Project Manager for numerous Melbourne-based heritage consultancies, and more recently as an excavator on London sites for HS2. Her key interests include Prehistoric and hunter-gatherer archaeology, landscape-based archaeological approaches, as well as socioeconomics, human-environmental interaction, and the study of cultural identity through archaeological remains.
Sarah maintains a strong research focus and is a team member of several international archaeological missions, including the Dakhleh Oasis Project (the Dakhleh Trust/Monash University; Egypt), the Amarna Project (University of Cambridge; Egypt), and the Shire Archaeology Project (IFR/Cotsen Institute of Archaeology (UCLA); Ethiopia).