Dr Tim Owen

Dr Tim Owen is a Principal and an Executive Director of the Board.

Dr Tim Owen has 19 years’ experience working as a professional archaeologist. He has extensive experience in directing both Aboriginal and historical projects and archaeological excavations throughout Australia.

He specialises in complex large-scale cultural landscape assessments, heritage management, bioarchaeological analysis and Aboriginal community, client and government liaison.

Tim’s expertise lies in resolving complex strategic planning issues associated with large-scale projects, which include Aboriginal community consultation, Aboriginal and historical archaeological field survey, assessment, excavation, management and reporting. He has conceived and directed numerous public archaeology projects, and received the Martin Davies Award in 2007 for his long-term work at the Port Arthur Historic Site, Tasmania.

Tim is a senior research fellow at Flinders University, with active research projects in Sydney and Adelaide.


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‘Archaeology and heritage provide a window into our collective past—to understand who we are today and what is important to us, we need to understand where we have come from and how we have made the journey.’


PhD, Flinders University

Bachelor of Science (International Archaeology) (Honours), University of Leicester, UK


Australia ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites)

Australian Archaeological Association Inc

Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology