Heritage Consultant, Archaeologist
Emma is a heritage professional and archaeologist.
She is a listed Heritage Advisor under the Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006 and has experience working under the Heritage Act 2017. Emma has an academic background in archaeology, history and classics, making her a driven researcher with a passion for cultural heritage. Emma graduated with a bachelor’s degree in 2020 and completed her Honours thesis in 2022.
In her undergraduate degree, Emma had a strong focus on sustainable heritage management practices both in Australia and overseas. The highlight of her degree was receiving an Australian Government New Colombo Plan Scholarship to study cultural heritage management in Myanmar in cooperation with UNESCO and the Australia Myanmar Institute.
Emma has four years’ experience working as an archaeologist in Australia and has been involved with large-scale historical excavations, artefact management, cultural heritage management plans, cultural values assessment, archaeological management plans, heritage impact assessments and surveys.
At GML, Emma works on a range of archaeological and heritage projects at all stages, contributing to background research, report writing and fieldwork.
‘Archaeology helps us understand the complexities of heritage and gives us the opportunity to tell the stories of those who came before us based on what they left behind.’
Bachelor of Arts (Archaeology) (Honours), La Trobe University
Australian Government New Colombo Plan Scholarship, 2019