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Bretony Colville

Head Archaeological Conservator and Senior Objects Conservator

Bretony is your classic overachiever, she has a range of experience in archaeology, and conservation. Having successfully completed archaeological conservation projects for the NSW and ACT governments, she can liaise with all levels of stakeholders while providing best practice conservation treatments and advice in the field or over the phone. She specialises in object conservation and in particular archaeological conservation including Indigenous and Oceanic Art.

Bretony has tender and grant writing experience that can assist with accessing funding for your project.

Education
Bachelor of Archaeological Practices from the Australian National University.
Master of Arts (Archaeology) from the University of New England
Bachelor of Heritage, Museum, and Conservation from the University of Canberra.

Specialisation Archaeological Conservation
Organics
Metals
Waterlogged wood and leather
Ceramics and glass
Storage and transport

Expertise
Tender writing
Heritage assessment and conservation
Leading multidisciplinary teams
Stakeholder liasing

Experience
Archaeological fieldwork in Australia, South-East Asia, and the United States.
Archaeological Conservation in the United Kingdom and Australia.
Member of ICOMOS
Coordinator of the High-Level Task Team for the Sustainable Development Goals Working Group - ICOMOS
Committee Member of the International Committee for Interpretation and Presentation
Committee Member of the Australian and New Zealand Committee of Risk Preparedness