Dr Nadia Iacono
Senior Associate

Dr Nadia Iacono, GML Heritage Senior Associate, has over 25 years’ experience working within the cultural heritage and archaeology industry.

Nadia holds a PhD in Archaeology from La Trobe University, Victoria, and specialises in the development of archaeological heritage management policies and planning. Her PhD examined best practice archaeological management with an emphasis on Archaeological Management Plans (AMPs). Her research identifies and considers several successful best practice archaeological management mechanisms in the international sphere for integration into existing Australian heritage management systems.

Nadia’s PhD also addresses issues that affect the quality of broader management procedures and practices in urban archaeology, identifying funding and strategic initiatives to support progressive planning frameworks and assist the development of professional performance standards and data management systems.

Nadia has held positions within both the public and private heritage sectors in NSW and directed several overseas archaeological projects. Nadia’s extensive fieldwork experience includes industrial, domestic and urban sites in Australia, prehistoric sites in the United Arab Emirates and the Neolithic site of Boncuklu, in Central Turkey. Nadia has also catalogued several significant artefact assemblages and authored reports of their findings.

Nadia is passionate about working collaboratively, growing ideas and solutions together to create a more complete outcome.

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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

Professional Affiliations/Memberships

Member, Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology (ASHA).

Member, Royal Australian Historical Society.

Member, Sydney Living Musuems.