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.
Director of Developer Services
As Director of Developer Services, Nick leads the Developer Services Division spanning our London, Basingstoke and Northampton offices. This comprises a Consultancy and Project Management team, with around 20 Project Managers responsible for all archaeological projects from design to completion, and the MOLA Delivery team which ranges in size from 50 to 300 field archaeologists according to workload.
The primary focus of the Developer Services Division is our commercial work for developers, with reporting or fieldwork carried out to the satisfaction of both the client and the local authority. Nick is a member of the MOLA Senior Leadership Team responsible for MOLA's overall performance and long term strategy.
Nick joined MOLA in 1981, having previously worked on sites around the UK. He was the principal supervisor for the Roman amphitheatre excavations from 1987 to 1997, and has extensive experience of directing large excavations and post-excavation analysis in London, and a wide experience of archaeology abroad.
As a Project Manager he delivered high quality results on time and budget for major clients, including Land Securities, Skanska, Bovis, the NHS, Heron Property and CORE. Nick is the author of over 30 academic articles, papers and books, is IOSH certified (Safety for Executives and Directors), a Member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (MCIfA) and a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London.
Our Heritage Consultants advise clients, helping them to achieve planning consent and discharge heritage planning conditions. Specialising in preliminary risk appraisal, heritage assessments and environmental statements, the team are also experts in preparing and submitting heritage consents, Conservation Management Plans and other heritage studies.
The Project Managers at MOLA successfully deliver on some of the most challenging archaeological and built heritage projects across the UK. Experts in complex urban sites, large open-area rural sites and above-ground built heritage, our Project Managers understand the pressures of construction and adeptly manage programmes to meet time and budget constraints.