Kirsty NORMAN M.A, FRAS
Principal Consultant for Heritage Management
• Consultation and participatory planning in heritage/site management.
• Capacity building in site management planning, conservation, interpretation and World Heritage policy.
• Objects recording and conservation.
• Site recording and conservation.
• Conservation Area policy, appraisal and management, England.
• Archaeology and heritage management, Turkey, Iraq and the Arabian Gulf.
• Archaeology and heritage management, Hong Kong.
• Ethical standards in archaeology and heritage management.
• Illicit antiquities: looting, effects on cultural heritage.
• Management planning for archaeological resources and cultural landscapes.
• World Heritage Site management planning.
• World Heritage Tentative List policy.
• Archaeological conservation.
2010 - present Principal Consultant, Heritage Management, CAA, UCL
2008 - 2010 Project Manager, Heritage Management CAA, UCL.
2007 Merv, Turkmenistan: Management planning for this important Silk Road complex of cities and World Heritage Site.
2004 - 2006 MA Managing Archaeological Sites, Institute of Archaeology, UCL.
1993 - 2003 UNESCO Consultant in archaeological conservation and collections management, Kuwait.
1991 UNROP (Return of Property) team member representing Kuwait National Museum, in Baghdad.
1986 - 2003 Field and museum projects in Bahrain, the UAE, Iraq, Oman, Qatar, Turkey and Hong Kong.
1978 - 1986 Archaeological conservator, British Museum.
Education Background / Qualifications
• 2004 - 2006 MA Managing Archaeological Sites, University College London. Winner of Institute of Archaeology Masters Prize.
• 1984 Certificate of Archaeological Conservation, Museums Association, London.
• 1978 BA Greek, Roman and Chinese Civilisation, Durham University, UK.
Hadrian's Wall WHS, UK research into the current system of participatory planning for the World Heritage Site; editing the latest update of the WHS Management Plan.
UK World Heritage Site Tentative List Review 2008 wrote the English Heritage Briefing Paper for the current review, producing recommendations based on a synthesis and analysis of results of the UK's previous reviews.
Merv WHS, Turkmenistan management planning, and planning for training and facilitation work in Turkmenistan.