Dan joined the L – P Chester office in 2014, bringing experience in both commercial and public sector archaeology. He has worked as an archaeologist in the North West for over 25 years since graduating with a BSc (Hons) in history and archaeology from King Alfred’s College, Winchester (University of Southampton). Dan has worked on major commercial projects across the North West, including directing and publishing archaeological fieldwork on one of the most significant infrastructure projects in the Northwest, at Manchester Airport’s Runway 2.
In the public sector Dan has worked on projects with major elements of community outreach, which communicated archaeological results through public events and a BBC documentary. Professional public sector achievements include a partnership with English Heritage (Historic England) to co-direct a major research excavation on the internationally important site of Chester’s Roman amphitheatre.
Dan specialises in ceramic artefact studies of the North West and is a member of the Study Group for Roman Pottery and the Medieval Pottery Research Group. He is also a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London and a visiting research associate at the University of Chester.