MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAM


We are a best in-field (and out) team of project specialists with anthropology, archaeology and environmental experts.

Scott Chisholm

Managing Director
Scott has a wealth of experience in enterprise development, heritage consulting and project management across Australia, with a strong understanding of state and national heritage legislation and best-practice methodologies.

As Managing Director, Scott oversees a multidisciplinary team of over 25 consultants who engage in heritage and environmental approvals, Native Title research, stakeholder consultation and community project facilitation.

Scott also works closely with Aboriginal corporations transitioning to independent management of their cultural, natural and heritage assets, partnering with them to build long term capacity, social enterprises and cultural programs.

Valerie Prentice

Chief Financial Officer
Valerie’s extensive career in finance and office management has equipped her with the necessary skills for her role at Terra Rosa. As Chief Financial Officer, she handles the financial administration and is pivotal in dealing with all financial operations of the company.

Daniel Monks

Heritage Manager
Daniel’s career has provided him with thorough experience in managing and participating in Aboriginal and historical heritage projects, working in partnerships with Traditional Owners on major archaeological and ethnographic heritage projects across Western Australia. He also assists GIS spatial data production and has worked on a number of historical archaeological excavations.

Darren Graham

Environmental Manager
Darren has over 25 years of experience across the private and public sectors, specialising in flora and fauna management, conservation, mining and project approvals and legislative compliance. He has also worked with Traditional Owner groups on a range of environmental co-management projects throughout regional Western Australia.

Mathew Passmore

WHS Manager & Senior Archaeologist
Mathew is a knowledgeable archaeologist with experience in heritage, safety and education sectors, who ensures our compliance with WHS legislation and reports on safety and wellbeing. In his duties as Senior Archaeologist, he manages and coordinates the activities of the Aboriginal business enterprise, Wilypa Pty Ltd, which includes running community consultations and community development programs, delivering training and assisting with cultural heritage management activities.

Ariel Lubin

GIS Manager
Ariel has a Masters of Geospatial Science and an extensive background in vegetation mapping, spatial data and data analysis. He also has a Masters of International Development and has worked with the Red Cross as a Community Support Specialist, making him an excellent fit as GIS Manager at Terra Rosa.

Megan Tehnas

Compliance Manager
Megan has a breadth of experience in Aboriginal and historical cultural heritage management practice, including heritage surveys, excavations and cultural resource management plans. In her role as Compliance Manager, Megan ensures all projects meet legislative and stakeholder requirements and are completed to the rigorous high standard we strive to maintain.

Ben Fordyce

Operations Manager & Archaeologist
Coming from a professional background of archaeology and senior management, Ben specialises in the delivery of all aspects of cultural heritage services, from initial project negotiation to on-ground delivery, reporting and high-level advice for clients. He also excels in community consultation, having facilitated community meetings for native title purposes, engaged in stakeholder liaison and presented at pivotal regional Aboriginal meetings.

Nell Taylor

Communities Manager & Anthropologist
Nell has a wealth of knowledge in Aboriginal cultural heritage management, Native Title services and community development projects. As an anthropologist, she researches and coordinates successful Native Title applications and as Communities Manager, she works in partnership with Aboriginal communities to facilitate successful community arts projects and cultural mapping projects.

Jade O'Brien

General Manager
With extensive experience in Australian heritage, Jade is an expert in both historical and Aboriginal archaeology, as well as project management and stakeholder liaison. She brings her depth of knowledge on heritage protocols to her role as general manager, with a detailed understanding of the application of heritage legislation in various states across Australia.

Nerida Haynes

Aboriginal Partnerships Coordinator
Nerida’s career in environmental work has enhanced her knowledge in Aboriginal heritage, contributing to her successful management of a range of projects throughout Western Australia. Her experience in both state and federal government roles throughout Australia has proven invaluable, as she continues to excel in her position as Aboriginal Partnerships Coordinator.

Lucy Chisholm

Business Adminstrator
Lucy is a knowledgeable anthropologist working as our Business Administrator, seamlessly guiding staff in their roles within the company. With a decade of experience in heritage anthropology, community development and business administration, she is an excellent addition to our administration team.

Mathew Oliver

Environmental Field Officer
Mathew has coordinated and supervised natural area restoration projects throughout Western Australia, with an emphasis on safety and quality. He has proven project management skills with extensive experience in delivering high quality environmental management for private and public sectors.

Anne Golden

Lead Heritage Consultant
Anne is an experienced archaeologist with an extensive knowledge of Australian archaeology and history, particularly indigenous and convict history. In her role as Lead Heritage Consultant, she draws upon her understanding of heritage protocols to prepare, lead and report upon Aboriginal heritage surveys and excavations across Australia.

Brittany Murray

Senior Heritage Consultant & Archaeologist
As an archaeologist, Brittany has conducted heritage surveys and community cultural projects across Australia, with a range of different Traditional Owner Groups and various other stakeholders. She has a detailed knowledge of state and national legislation, a sound understanding of best practice methodologies and a practical understanding of producing grant and project proposals.

Denis Coutant

Senior Archaeologist
Denis has experience in both archaeological and educational contexts, with a strong ability to manage teams and undertake fieldwork. He has an acute awareness of the place and role of interdisciplinary knowledge in the archaeological research process and is aware of the geophysical prospection processes, palaeoanthropology, paleopathology and faunal osteology.

Aaron Floky

Heritage Consultant & Archaeologist
With experience conducting archaeological surveys throughout Australia and the Middle East, Aaron is proficient in digitising archives and transcribing historic travel journals. Across his surveys in Western Australia, he has focussed on preliminary research, site reporting, mud mapping and drawing structural remains.

Adrian Di Leilo

Heritage Consultant, Archaeologist & Anthropologist
Throughout Adrian’s career, he’s worked closely with Traditional Owner groups on heritage consultancy and preservation. He’s passionate about educating people about archaeology and heritage consultancy.

Asharlon Morison

Heritage Consultant & Anthropologist
Working as an anthropologist throughout the Northern Territory and Western Australia, Ash has worked with a number of different groups to roll out small and large scale telecommunications projects that provide services to remote communities. She has also contributed to native title and genealogical research and completed ethnographic heritage surveys with a number of Traditional Owner groups across the country.

Carly Sims

Heritage Consultant & Archaeologist
Carly has a strong focus on affective archaeology and the ability of artefacts to elicit powerful emotion. She works on creating a better understanding of how these emotional experiences impact people, and how archaeologists can use these experiences to better engage with the public.

Craig Allsop

Heritage Consultant & Anthropologist
Having conducted numerous ethnographic field trips and heritage surveys in the Midwest and Pilbara regions of Western Australia, Craig is an experienced anthropologist with extensive experience working on native title matters with traditional land owners. This experience means he is also confident working and liaising with a variety of stakeholders.

Fabienne Jose

Heritage Consultant
Fabienne has a wealth of experience in preparing reports regarding policies, strategies and proposals that impact on cultural heritage places or issues. She has helped implement advocacy strategies and activities, equipping her with a wide range of skills including the development of heritage assessments and conservation management plans.

Fran De Almeida

Administration Officer
Fran is an exceptional member of our administration team who pays close attention to detail when working with the team. Her extensive career in events management and marketing has given her the opportunity to branch out to heritage consultancy, where she ensures her work is completed to a professional standard.

James Dolin

Environmental Field Officer
With a background in environmental science and landscaping, James has worked with corporate, private and governmental non-for-profit organisations. He predominantly works with clients from diverse communities to deliver high-quality outcomes, proving him to be goal-driven and determined to succeed.

Ashleigh Ridgeway

Community Field Officer
Ashleigh is a dedicated and energetic professional with a keen interest in management and sustainability. With a background in business management spanning over fifteen years and experience in sales and marketing, product development and customer services, she’s well equipped for her position as Community Field Officer.

Jessica Harris

Heritage Consultant & Archaeologist
Jessica is a professional field archaeologist with experience in excavating, surveying, site identification, heritage interpretation and historical archaeology. As an administrative and logics-based team member, it’s Jessica’s role to ensure all reports are accurately written and have been cross-checked with the essential cultural and heritage legislations.

Jonathan McClements

Heritage Consultant & Archaeologist
Jonathan is an experienced archaeologist with a strong background working with people from different countries and cultures. Throughout his studies, he has had the opportunity to excavate at the infamous colonial site, Peel Town, where he learnt how to clean, analyse, photograph and properly accession artefacts found.

Kellie Dyer

Administration Officer
With over a decade of experience in financial planning, Kellie is a pivotal member of the administration team. She has extraordinary attention to detail and is proficient in the use of administrative software, and has recently branched out to heritage consultancy to expand her skills.

Sarah Keiller

Heritage Consultant & Archaeologist
Having worked in the Aboriginal heritage sector for a decade, Sarah draws on her experience in Australian archaeology to apply high industry standards. During this time, she has developed extensive knowledge of legislation, best practice methodologies and heritage protocols, particularly in West and South Australia.

Sarah Klavins

Heritage Consultant & Archaeologist
Sarah is a technical archaeologist with who has worked across Australia, Ireland, Israel and Cyprus. She has extensive experience in fieldwork, research, data management, archaeological theory and application of theoretical framework.

Sean Liddelow

Heritage Consultant & Archaeologist
Sean is a recent archaeology graduate who has utilised his course time to volunteer in assisting PhD candidates with artefact identification and classification. His honours work focused on archaeological investigation, with an emphasis on historical research and field work.

Thomas Lally

Heritage Consultant & Archaeologist
With experience both in Australia and overseas, Thomas is a professional archaeologist with a wealth of knowledge in the field. He is committed to best-practice methods of Australian archaeology and works in collaboration with Traditional Owner representatives to achieve project goals.

Tiwatope Olowoyo

Heritage Consultant & Anthropologist
Tiwa has worked as an anthropologist and community development and program manager for over ten years. He has completed ethnographic heritage surveys throughout Western Australia with various Traditional Owner groups, been involved in native title research and community consultations, and managed teams in the community development sector.

Amy Butcher

Heritage Advisor & Archaeologist
Amy is a professional field archaeologist with experience working throughout Australia. Her three years of professional experience gives Amy an excellent foundation on which to further develop her skills and increase her archaeological knowledge.

Grace Mckenzie-McHarg

Heritage Advisor & Archaeologist
Grace is a Melbourne-based Cultural Material Conservation graduate with a background in archaeology. She has a thorough understanding of archaeological practice and conservation methods, and is highly experienced with collection databases.

Madeline Engezos

Heritage Consultant & Archaeologist
Madeline is an experienced archaeologist with experience in excavating historic sites, organising paleontological material both in the field and the lab, and recording and analysing historic artefacts. She also has a sound understanding of the heritage legislation, ensuring all work she conducts is safe, responsible and respectful of Traditional Owners.

Prudence Rye

Heritage Consultant & Archaeologist
Prue is a professional field archaeologist with experience working in Australia and the United Kingdom. She has also completed an archaeological illustrations course, allowing her to produce high quality site drawings and plans.

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