Get to know our Technical Leads in Melbourne
Our Technical Leads in the Melbourne office are experts in built heritage, archaeology, landscape heritage, First Peoples heritage and history. Contact them to discuss your heritage needs in Victoria and beyond.
Dr Christina Dyson, Technical Lead, Landscape Heritage (Melbourne).
Dr Christina Dyson, Senior Associate, firmly believes in deeply understanding landscapes and human interaction with them to manage change. Uniquely, she combines horticultural and heritage expertise, to deliver considered advice for a wide range of landscape heritage places, including complex cultural landscapes. Christina reviews technical assessments such as arboricultural reports, providing a heritage perspective into the management of significance and change to heritage places, delivers conservation management plans, landscape heritage assessments, and heritage impact statements. She also acts as an expert witness related to gardens and designed landscapes of local and state cultural heritage significance.
Dr Helen Doyle, Technical Lead, History and Technical Lead, First Nations, (Melbourne).
Dr Helen Doyle, Associate, is a historian with over twenty years’ experience in heritage and conservation. Much of her work involves Aboriginal history and heritage. Helen is dedicated to finding and listening to the voices and stories associated with heritage places. She prepares place histories for heritage assessments, conservation plans and interpretation and place-making projects, and writes thematic environmental histories and commissioned histories.
Dr Kim Roberts, Technical Lead, Built Heritage (Melbourne).
Dr Kim Roberts, Associate, is an architect who commenced her career in contemporary architecture. She has specialised in heritage architecture, planning and asset management for almost two decades.
Kim’s heritage expertise is in demand for peer design review. Since 2016, she has been a member of the Office of the Victorian Government Architect’s Victorian Design Review Panel and has recently been appointed to the newly created Ballarat Design Review Panel. Kim also enjoys sharing her experience with young professionals and students.
Leah Tepper, Technical Lead, Archaeology (Melbourne).
Leah Tepper, Senior Heritage Consultant, has over eight years’ experience in the cultural heritage industry in Australia. Leah is a listed Heritage Advisor under the Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006 (Vic) and is passionate about community and stakeholder consultation and engagement