Analysts & Correspondents

HBJ Analysts

Annie Doyon

Annie Doyon

Annie Doyon, MHP is an industry analyst for the preservation sector. Ms Doyon holds a Master of Historic Preservation degree and is a principal at a.d.preservation. Ms Doyon’s past experience includes working with the Kentucky Heritage Council, Preservation Kentucky, the Rural Heritage Development Initiative, and a major private-sector cultural resource management firm. She also served a term as a board member and committee chair for a community-based preservation non-profit organization.

HBJ Correspondents

Christopher D. Dore

Christopher D. Dore

Christopher D. Dore covers the United States and the heritage compliance sector. Dr. Dore has 30 years of experience in the compliance sector working at all levels within organizations, from laboratory technician to CEO. He has a Ph.D. in anthropology and also has an M.B.A. with an emphasis in marketing. Dr. Dore has served as a director and as the president of the American Cultural Resources Association. He has also served as a director and is the treasurer of the Society for American Archaeology (SAA) and is an SAA Presidential Award recipient. He has held adjunct faculty positions at five major research universities and currently serves on the faculty of the School of Anthropology at the University of Arizona. Dr. Dore has conducted archaeological research in North America, Central America, and Europe.

Neale Draper

Neale Draper

Dr. Neale Draper (BA Hons, MA, PhD) is the CEO and Principal Heritage Consultant of Australian Cultural Heritage Management Pty Ltd (ACHM), Australia’s leading Heritage Consulting Company. He has more than 30 years of experience in cultural heritage management (Government, Industry, and Community-based), and as a researcher, academic, and expert witness in the fields of anthropology and archaeology. This wide-ranging experience, both throughout Australia and overseas, includes lecturing in Aboriginal studies, anthropology and archaeology; eight years as senior Archaeologist, staff anthropologist, and Heritage Inspector with the South Australian State Government; consultancy work in cultural heritage management and assessment, anthropology, archaeology, native title and cultural tourism; several expert witness/export report engagements in the Federal Court of Australia (including native title), and various State jurisdictions in SA, WA, and QLD. Dr. Draper has been the Managing Director and CEO at Australian Cultural Heritage Management since its inception in 2000. He has worked extensively on cultural heritage projects with Indigenous people, particularly in South Australia, Western Australia, Victoria and Queensland, as well as in the USA, Mongolia, and Taiwan. Dr. Draper is a full member of The Australian Association of Consulting Archaeologists and the Environmental Institute of Australia and New Zealand, and also ICOMOS (UNESCO’s International Council on Monuments and Sites) as well as an Expert Member of their International Committee on Archaeological Heritage Management (ICAHM),and a Fellow of the Australian Anthropological Society.

Jim Finnigan

Jim Finnigan

Jim Finnigan covers Canada and the heritage compliance sector. Mr. Finnigan is the President of Western Heritage where has worked the last 21 years helping the company achieve sustainable growth. Western Heritage has grown from a small office in Saskatoon to eight offices across Canada. The company has developed an experienced group of professionals and is dedicated to helping young professionals develop their careers.

In addition to his management responsibilities, Mr. Finnigan has over 35 years of archaeological experience working from southern Ontario to northern British Columbia.  Most of his work in the last decade has been in the northern boreal forest, lately in northern Manitoba.

Doug Rocks-Macqueen

Doug Rocks-Macqueen

Doug Rocks-Macqueen covers the UK and the heritage compliance sector. He is a freelance researcher who helps run the website Open Access Archaeology. Mr. Rocks-Macqueen currently is finishing a Ph.D. at the University of Edinburgh and conducts research into job conditions in archaeology both in the UK, where he presently resides, and the USA, were he formerly worked. Some of his research can be found at his blog Doug’s Archaeology.

Analysts and Correspondents Wanted

Heritage Business Journal is seeking correspondents to blog on heritage business issues in their regions of the world. We are also seeking analysts to cover individual sectors within the heritage industry:   architectural restoration and renovation, compliance services, heritage travel, heritage attractions (museums & sites), heritage media entertainment (television, cinema, magazines), and preservation planning. If you have a passion for the business side of heritage and are willing to contribute at least one blog a month, please let us know. 

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  1. March 27, 2012 at 3:04 am

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