Feb 222012

Today we have appointed Dr Stephen Day BA, PhD as our resident Archaeologist.

Steve started his working life as an electrical engineer but after re qualified with the Open University and has now worked in archaeology for over 20 years, largely in Wales and England (although recent projects have taken him as far afield as Greece and America) and now owns a specialist Environmental-Archaeological Company based in Swansea.

Steve has directed many excavations, including those on the new museum site in the city of York and the excavation, recording and removal of a Roman mosaic found there Steve has specialist knowledge of Industrial Archaeology with publications including a book based on his PhD research on the lead mines of Wales and a volume on recent discoveries in the gold mines of Wales.

Steve has a particular expertise in Geophysics, GIS systems including analysis and use of Lidar data in topographic mapping including implementation and management of geophysical surveys.

Steve has always had a love of all things military, and even has a couple of vehicles, (big boys toys, as seen in the image above)