Dr Nadia Iacono
Dr Nadia Iacono has worked in the cultural heritage and archaeology industry since 1987.
She holds a PhD in Archaeology from La Trobe University, Victoria, and specialises in the development of archaeological heritage management policies and planning strategies.
Nadia has held positions within both the public and private heritage sectors in NSW. Her key areas of expertise include broad scale to site-specific archaeological heritage management, project direction, client liaison, assessment and statutory advice, excavation supervision and report preparation.
Nadia has extensive experience on a broad range of heritage and archaeological projects. She has directed, co-directed and excavated on a range of Australian industrial, domestic and urban sites and overseas archaeological projects including prehistoric sites in the United Arab Emirates and the Neolithic site of Boncuklu in Central Turkey. Her fieldwork experience includes significant World Heritage, state and locally listed sites such as Hyde Park Barracks, ‘The Big Dig’, Cumberland/Gloucester Street, the Rocks, the Randwick Destitute Children’s Asylum Cemetery and Angel Place Recital Hall.
Nadia’s PhD examined best practice archaeological management with an emphasis on archaeological management plans. Her research identified and considered the integration of several successful best practice archaeological management mechanisms in the international sphere into existing Australian local council and heritage management systems.
‘I’m passionate about working collaboratively, growing ideas and solutions together to create more engaged and relevant outcomes.’
PhD Archaeology, La Trobe University
Bachelor of Arts (Archaeology and Fine Arts), University of Sydney
Member, Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology (ASHA).
Member, Royal Australian Historical Society.
Member, Sydney Living Musuems.