Katrina (Kat) Anker
Regional Manager, OAS
Katrina has worked for Oxford Archaeology since 2004 and has over 15 years' experience in professional archaeology in the UK and abroad. As well as being OA South's Regional Manager, she also manages a portfolio of projects. She has a particular interest in early Roman Britain and the archaeology of World War II.
Katrina holds a PG Dip in Forensic Archaeology from Bournemouth University and an MA in Classical Studies from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. She is an Associate of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (ACIfA).
Regional Manager, OAN
Fraser has been working in British archaeology since the late 1980s and graduated with a BA in Archaeology and Prehistory from Sheffield University in 1995. He joined Oxford Archaeology in 1998 and is Regional Manager for OA North.
He has considerable project management experience, overseeing projects, in both rural and urban environments, from tender through to publication. He has routinely undertaken work for the building construction, mineral extraction, transport and energy sectors, and has particular experience of large-scale infrastructure projects, including road schemes, long-distance pipelines and airports. Notable recent projects include the Carlisle Northern Development Route, the Isle of Man Airport Runway End Safety Area project, and the Asselby to Pannal Natural Gas Pipeline. Fraser is also a qualified Health and Safety Advisor and helps co-ordinate and implement health and safety policy at OA North.
Senior Project Manager
Aileen has over 30 years' experience in professional archaeology in Britain. She graduated from UCL Institute of Archaeology in 1981 with a BA in Archaeology.
Aileen is an experienced archaeologist and project manager, having directed and published a number of large-scale urban and rural projects, including Causeway Lane, Leicester, and Brandon Road, Thetford. Her portfolio as a project manager includes several large urban excavation/post-excavation programmes in the medieval core of Huntingdon, as well as numerous rural and village core excavations and evaluations.
Aileen has been an Associate of the Institute for Archaeologists (ACIfA) since 1990 and is currently vice-chairman of the Council for British Archaeology Eastern Region Group (CBA East).
Strategic Delivery Officer
Anne is a member of the Corporate Management Team of Oxford Archaeology. She works across the Group on strategic development, particularly in the areas of training, process improvement and post-excavation.
Anne graduated from the University of Oxford with a degree in English, and after a first career in Human Resource Management, she took the post graduate Diploma in Archaeology at the university. She led OA South's post-excavation teams from 1999 until 2016, when she moved into her new Corporate Management role. During her time as Head of Post-Excavation she managed, edited and contributed to a number of OA's key publications on Oxford and the Thames Valley, including 'Oxford before the University' and the Thames through Time series.
Since 2012 Anne has also been working with Oxford University Department for External Studies at Rewley House to develop and deliver a comprehensive programme of Historic Environment training to address skills and capacity shortages in the wider sector. She also represents OA on the sector working group to develop Trailblazer apprenticeships for the historic environment and is member of the team producing the Historic Towns Atlas of Oxford.
Stacey graduated from the University of South Wales in 2002 with a BA (Hons) in Human Resource Management and she is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.
A HR and Training Practitioner with over 20 years’ experience in Human Resources and Training and Development, Stacey has worked in Education, Financial Services, Telecommunications, Retail, Healthcare and the Police.
Stacey joined Oxford Archaeology in July 2014 and as Group HR Officer, her role is to support the delivery of the human resources function. She is commercially focused and has a passion for personal and organisational success.
Chief Financial Officer
Andy joined OA as CFO in March 2021. Andy is a very experienced financial professional and joined OA after spending the past decade in global roles in the international charity sector. Prior to this he worked in industry and business consultancy. As well as financial management, Andy has extensive experience in business change, technology delivery, programme management and digital transformation.
At OA, Andy has overall responsibility for the leadership of finance, legal, HR, property and administration across all aspects of the charity.
Regional Manager, OAE
Paul has worked full-time in professional archaeology since the late 1980s and before that studied for a degree in Archaeological Sciences at the University of Bradford and a PhD at Bournemouth (awarded 1990). He leads the management team at OA East, and has delivered that role since 2002, spanning the acquisition of that business by OA in 2008.
Paul has managed archaeological programmes of all kinds for more than twenty years, but specializes in medieval archaeology and urban landscapes. Paul is also a medieval pottery specialist and has published widely in this area and in the study of medieval landscapes and economy. He has also been involved with the teaching of archaeology in continuing education for many years, and formerly acted as external examiner for Madingley Hall, Cambridge.