Abi Cryerhall


Abi Cryerhall, Principal, 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.

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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.


Master of Heritage Conservation, University of Sydney—currently undertaking

BA (Joint Hons), History of Art & Architecture / Ancient History & Archaeology, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland