Who's involved?

Oxford Archaeology East

Oxford Archaeology is one of the UK’s largest providers of heritage and archaeological services, and are a Registered Organisation with the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists. Founded in 1973, we have nearly 50 years of experience in professional archaeology, and a tradition of quality, innovation and service on projects ranging in scale from domestic extensions to international transport infrastructure. As a registered educational charity, we help people to discover and enjoy their heritage through our publications and outreach. Our East office is based in Cambridge, and we regularly work across the Eastern region.

Meet the team

Andy Greef - OA East Project Manager

Andy graduated from the University of York in 2007 with a BA in Archaeology. He joined Oxford Archaeology in 2012, and currently serves as a Senior Project Manager. He is a Member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (MCIfA).

In his current role, Andy oversees excavations on site, and also coordinates post-excavation work and reporting. As a Project Officer he directed a wide range of fieldwork projects including significant excavations of a large high status Iron Age settlement at Cressing, Braintree and part of a Roman roadside settlement in Bishop’s Stortford along with medieval and post-medieval excavations in Huntingdon, Norwich and Cambridge.

Tim Lewis - OA East Project Officer

As a Project Officer, Tim runs larger evaluations and excavations from project setup, through fieldwork and into post-excavation write-up.  In his role as PO he will direct the excavation on site on a day to day basis.

Ollie Bircham - OA East Archaeologist

Ollie is part of the on-site dig team at Hinxton and will be bringing you all the latest news from the excavation via our blog pages. After ten years in teaching, Ollie switched careers to Archaeology in 2021 and joined OA East on the Graduate Trainee Scheme. He graduated from Canterbury Christ Church University with a BA in History and an MA in Applied Linguistics and TESOL from Anglia Ruskin University.

Clemency Cooper - OA Community Manager

Clemency develops and supports all educational and community work across Oxford Archaeology involving volunteers, educational institutions and the general public. She is a member of the company-wide Communications Team and promotes wellbeing at work initiatives as a Mental Health First Aider. She has worked in archaeological outreach since 2010 and has a MSc in Landscape Archaeology from the University of Oxford.