Waterman appoints new head of heritage team
Waterman are delighted to welcome Ian Barnes as an Associate Director to lead our heritage team in Bristol.
Ian joins us from Cotswold Archaeology. He has over 20 years’ experience advising a wide range of clients on the potential archaeological and built heritage issues of proposed new residential, industrial, communication and recreational developments. Ian also spent seven years specifically working as an archaeological consultant with WSP, advising on projects both within the UK and worldwide.
He brings a thorough understanding of all aspects of heritage consultancy from Desk Based Assessments, ES chapters and written scheme of investigation, through to management and implementation of fieldwork. Ian has extensive experience of liaising with national consultees such as English Heritage, Historic Scotland and Cadw, alongside archaeological advisors within local authorities. Ian has also consulted with local interest groups such as the Battlefields Trust.
Richard Stockwell, Waterman’s Regional Director for Infrastructure & Environment in the South West commented; “I am delighted that Ian is joining the team and with his technical skills and experience his focus will be to maintain and grow our national heritage offer to meet the needs of our clients.”