Who’s involved?

Louise Moan – OA East Project Manager

Louise has worked in commercial archaeology since 2005. She has a BA in Ancient History and Archaeology and an MA in Practical Archaeology from the University of Birmingham. In her current role, Louise coordinates large-scale complex evaluations and excavations, along with associated post-excavation publication. She also undertakes Desk-based Assessments and Heritage Impact Assessments. Further to this, she is an archaeological surveyor, and experienced in graphics and geomatics. Louise has a particular interest in British prehistory. She has worked extensively across East Anglia and the East Midlands and has a broad knowledge of the historic environment. She is a Member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (MCIfA).

Nick Cox – OA East Project Officer

Nick graduated from the University of Bradford in 2008 with a BSc in Archaeology and has since worked for a number of archaeological units in the south and east of England. He joined OA East in 2011, and has subsequently worked on a broad range of sites and periods throughout East Anglia, including the Great Fen Spitfire project. His current role involves directing excavation on site and writing reports in the post-excavation phase, recent work has included large excavations of Iron Age and Roman activity in Essex and large and small evaluations throughout Cambridgeshire.

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. Previously, Clem was the Outreach Officer for a Heritage Lottery Funded project to recruit and train volunteers for the Portable Antiquities Scheme based at the British Museum and, before that, she worked for Access Cambridge Archaeology, running archaeological outreach activities for schools and community groups in East Anglia from the University of Cambridge.

Nick Cooke – RPS Director - Heritage

Nick has more than 25 years professional experience within the historic environment sector in the UK. He has a BA (Hons) and a PhD in Archaeology, both awarded by the Institute of Archaeology, University College London. He is a director within the largest team of historic environment consultants in the UK, and has considerable experience of providing heritage consultancy advice on housing schemes, employment schemes, road and rail projects, gas and water pipelines, wind and solar farms, as well as on nationally significant infrastructure projects. His role on the project is to ensure that the work on the project is undertaken to a high standard, and to liaise with the archaeological advisor to Tendring District Council.

Oxford Archaeology East

Oxford Archaeology is one of the UK’s largest providers of heritage and archaeological services. Founded in 1973, we have over 40 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. We are a Registered Organisation with the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists, 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.

RPS Heritage

RPS Heritage provide a comprehensive range of archaeological services on projects from large scale residential or infrastructure schemes to small or complex urban development sites. They are the largest heritage consultancy in the UK, and a leading provider of independent advice to land owners and developers. The RPS Heritage team undertake projects across the UK, helping our clients to achieve planning consent, manage historic environment constraints and discharge relevant planning conditions.