Ashley is an experienced archaeologist and cultural heritage specialist, with extensive experience in both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal heritage projects across a number of sectors throughout Victoria, NSW, QLD, the ACT, and internationally. He has gained this experience in cultural heritage management and archaeology since graduating from James Cook University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons – First Class) majoring in archaeology and anthropology.
He is recognised as a heritage Advisor under the Victorian Heritage Act 2006 and as an Excavation Director under the Heritage NSW Criteria for Assessing Excavation Directors. This experience has lead him to work with a wide variety of clients ranging from urban developers through to large service providers and infrastructure clients.
Ashley is highly skilled key stakeholder consultation, including Registered Aboriginal Parties (RAPs), Traditional Owners and relevant Government authorities. He has a sound understanding of Victorian, NSW, ACT and Commonwealth heritage legislation and can provide timely advice on the assessment and management of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal sites.
During his career, Ashley has gained significant archaeological ﬁeld experience including project management and direction of large archaeological test and salvage excavations, with specialist skills in site survey and assessment and detailed site recording.