Senior Associates

Abi Cryerhall

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Being an interdisciplinary heritage expert is a great privilege—we get to see the layered stories of humanity and how heritage and archaeology can be used to connect diverse communities.

Abi Cryerhall, Senior Associate, has over 18 years’ experience as an archaeologist and heritage consultant. She is a specialist in heritage management and historical archaeology. Abi has worked on sites of local and state heritage significance in NSW, as well as World Heritage listed places.

Abi is highly skilled and experienced in project and team management. As heritage project lead, she has successfully directed many large scale rural redevelopment and complex urban developments. She has also managed heritage input for many infrastructure and transport projects, in particular rail projects.

Abi has expertise in the preparation of heritage assessments, archaeological assessments, management strategies and research designs, heritage impact statements, heritage advice and management documents. She also has a thorough understanding of NSW heritage and planning legislation, best practice guidelines, and their application for developers.

Abi has research interest in Sydney’s urban and maritime heritage. She regularly presents at industry seminars and to the general public.

Tim Owen

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Archaeology and heritage provide a window into our collective past—to understand who we are today and what is important to us, we need to understand where we have come from and how we have made the journey.

Dr Tim Owen, GML Heritage Senior Associate, has 15 years’ experience working as a professional archaeologist; he has extensive experience in directing both Aboriginal and historical projects and excavations throughout Australia. He specialises in complex cultural landscape assessments, heritage management, bioarchaeological analysis and Aboriginal community, client and government liaison.

Tim’s expertise lies in resolving complex strategic planning issues associated with large-scale projects, which include Aboriginal community consultation, Aboriginal and historical archaeological field survey, assessment, excavation, management and reporting. He has conceived and directed numerous public archaeology projects, and received the Martin Davies Award in 2007 for his long-term work at the Port Arthur Historic site, Tasmania.

Tim is a senior research fellow at Flinders University, with active research projects in Sydney and Adelaide.