Our Directors and Team Heads are some of the most experienced heritage and archaeology professionals in the sector. Collectively they lead on overall direction for the organisation, ensuring that MOLA remain competitive and efficient and that we stay at the forefront of new advances in the heritage industry.
Chief Executive Officer
Janet is the Chief Executive Officer at MOLA. Janet’s career is unusual in bringing together the issues around socio-economic development and archaeology.
Before joining MOLA in 2017, Janet was Director of Cities at Atkins Plc and was the Director of the Future Proofing Cities Programme while leading the Atkins Heritage business line which she established in 1997. Janet also has valuable, relevant experience of forging working links and collaborations between infrastructure projects and the built environment industry, as well as with universities and think tanks.
Janet studied Archaeology and Anthropology at Cambridge University, working initially as a Field Archaeologist, before moving on to join Gifford and Partners working as a Senior Archaeological Consultant.