Elise Jakeman
Heritage Consultant

Elise Jakeman holds a Bachelor of Archaeological Practice (Honours) and a Bachelor of Arts (Biological Anthropology) from the Australian National University.

Elise has experience in leading and coordinating excavation teams, managing documentation and post-excavation materials both in Australia and internationally. Throughout her fieldwork experience she has contributed to excavations across a variety of sites, from Aboriginal and convict sites in Australia, to a Roman military fort in Britain, and as a Site Director for the Australian National University’s research project at Burg Wölpe, a medieval castle in Germany.

Through her industry experience Elise has become familiar with ACT, NSW and Commonwealth statutory requirements and best-practice guidelines. She has been involved in the preparation of assessments for a number of private and public sector clients ranging from local councils to federal government departments.


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‘I am passionate about engaging critically with the past and exploring new ways of connecting with heritage.’


Bachelor of Archaeological Practice (Honours), Australian National University

Bachelor of Arts (Biological Anthropology), Australian National University