Who we are

Meet the Senior Leadership Team

Andrew Young, MCIfA

Since 2011 Andrew has been the Cornwall Archaeological Unit Manager overseeing the development of our multi-skilled team and managing our diverse portfolio of projects

Andrew joined Cornwall Archaeological Unit in 1993 and is an experienced archaeologist with over 20 years’ experience of delivering archaeological projects.

His particular area of expertise is aerial survey and he was responsible for the initiation and delivery of extensive aerial survey projects as part of Historic England’s National Mapping Programme (NMP). Projects include the NMP for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, North Devon, the Hampshire Aggregate Landscape, the Hampshire South Downs and more recently the South Dorset Ridgeway and Lowland Cornwall projects.

Andrew is a Member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (MCIfA).

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Andy Jones, BA, PhD, FSA, MCIfA

Andy is an experienced archaeologist with a particular specialism in the Neolithic and Bronze Age periods. He joined the Cornwall Archaeological Unit in 1992 and has over 15 experience of managing commercial archaeological fieldwork.

In recent years Andy has become one of our Principal Archaeologists responsible for the initiation, management and publication of a wide range of projects, in particular development-related assessments, evaluations and excavations. These include major prehistoric sites at Camelford and Tremough. He is currently bringing the results of the Whitehorse Hill cist to publication.

Andy has lectured widely and has been involved with the SWARF Neolithic and Bronze Age Group. He is a member of the South West Implement Petrology Group, a committee member of the Cornwall Archaeological Society, a council member of the Royal Archaeological Institute, a Member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (MCIfA) and a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries (FSA).

Jacqueline Nowakowski,BA,FSA,MCIFA

Jacky is an experienced archaeologist and prehistorian with research interests in the Bronze Age and later prehistory. Jacky joined the Cornwall Archaeological Unit in 1986 and has over 35 years of archaeological experience on projects in the UK and abroad.

In recent years Jacky has become one of our Principal Archaeologists responsible for the initiation, management and publication of a wide range of projects including the A30 project, Gwithian, Trevelgue, and is currently managing the West Penwith Survey monograph. Jacky also manages the development of the CAU community archaeology portfolio including the award-winning Restoration of Carwynnen Quoit, Mapping The Sun at the Hurlers, and Listed Buildings Survey in N and SE Cornwall.

Jacky has lectured widely and contributed to SWARF. Jacky is a Member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (MCIfA), Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries (FSA) and a council member of The Prehistoric Society.