Senior Investigator - Archaeology (RCAHMW)
Louise works as part of the CHERISH team two days a week and is primarily involved in the ground survey and investigation of heritage sites along the coasts of Wales and Ireland as part of the cross-border CHERISH team.
She has worked as an archaeologist since graduating from Newcastle University with a BA in Archaeology in 1996. She started her career working in contract archaeology for the Archaeological Practice Ltd in North England. She then moved to Cambridge in 1999 to work for English Heritage as an archaeological investigator, before joining the Royal Commission in Wales in 2004.
Louise specialises in landscape survey and interpretation, and has worked on a wide range of sites and landscapes spanning prehistory to the present day. Recent work pertinent to CHERISH has been with Royal Commission colleague Toby Driver on promontory forts in Pembrokeshire, and with Toby, Dr Bob Johnston (University of Sheffield) and Dr Oliver Davis (Cardiff University) on Skomer Island.
Technology Manager (Discovery Programme)
Anthony Graduated in Geology & Physical Geography BSc (Hons.) and MSc in GIS from The University of Edinburgh, Scotland in 1997 and 1999 respectively. Has been the Technology Manager for the Discovery Programme for the past 15 years and is responsible for the management of the applied technology research, including: project management, 3D data capture at a range of levels (aerial lidar, terrestrial scanning, close range scanning), GIS for cultural heritage, dataset management and archiving, metadata, promotion and dissemination of the use of technology within cultural heritage. Anthony has participated in several EU funded projects including: 3D-ICONS (CIP), ARIADNE (FP7), LoCloud (CIP), and ArchaeoLandscapes Europe (Culture 2007-2013) and is currently the project manager of the E-RIHS project (H2020) in Ireland and the dierctor of the European CARARE Network and member of the Europeana task force for 3D data.
CHERISH Project Co-ordinator (GSI/TechWorks Marine)
Kieran is a marine geoscientist and was appointed CHERISH project co-ordinator for the Geological Survey, Ireland in July 2018. In this role, he is responsible for the investigation, analysis and presentation of coastal mapping sites in Ireland and Wales, and delivering public engagement and community geoscience activities.
Kieran graduated with a BSc in Geoscience and Environmental Biology from the University of St Andrews in 2006. Following a stint working in industry, he completed his PhD in Geology from Trinity College Dublin in 2013 investigating the impacts of sea-level rise on coastal environments. Kieran has worked as a lecturer in both Trinity College Dublin and Maynooth University, where his research focussed on the impacts of the last glacial maximum to Quaternary sediments in marine environments. His most recent work was affiliated with the INFOMAR programme of the Geological Survey, and involved using acoustic technologies to interpret seabed and subsurface environments.