Dr Kat McRae
Senior Heritage Consultant

Dr Kat McRae has over 12 years of experience working as a professional archaeologist and heritage consultant.

She holds a PhD in Near Eastern Archaeology and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the University of Sydney.

Kat has worked extensively on Aboriginal and historical archaeological sites throughout NSW, and as a contractor on several research projects throughout the broader Middle East and Caucasus (including Armenia, Cyprus, Iran, Jordan, Syria, and the United Arab Emirates).

Kat specialises in historical research, archaeological illustration, and mapping. She is highly skilled in the preparation of archaeological assessments, heritage impact statements, research designs, and conservation management plans, and has contributed to the archaeological assessment of several state significant sites in NSW.


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‘Archaeology is an exciting and ever-evolving field of research. I love discovering new insights into our past and working with stakeholders to achieve positive heritage outcomes.’


PhD in Near Eastern Archaeology, University of Sydney

Bachelor of Arts (Honours), University of Sydney

Professional affiliations

Australian Society for Historical Archaeology (ASHA)

Near Eastern Archaeological Foundation (NEAF), Board Member