Community engagement and advice

Meet our community engagement and advice team


Ian Mackey

Ian Mackey

Community Project Officer

Ian works on community outreach projects and public engagement in the Archive and Archaeology Service. Having worked in IT for over 30 years (including with CERN and teaching GIS and programming) the lure of archaeology and heritage, firstly with commercial archaeology and now working with community groups to understand their past and use our resources. He works with groups from primary school children to U3A, local groups and academics.

Nina O’Hare

Nina O’Hare

Community Project Officer

Nina delivers archaeological outreach projects and events for local communities and schools. She joined the service in 2015 as a field archaeologist and has worked on a wide variety of community and commercial excavations across the country.

Paul Hudson

Paul Hudson

Paul leads a team developing history-based events and activities for the service, developers, local communities and schools, with specialists in promotion and communications, special events, working with cultural and community partners and developers.

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