Who we are

Meet the Senior Leadership Team

Tamsin Daniel FRSA, FMA
Heritage Services Manager

Tamsin Daniel began her career in heritage as a museum curator, firstly with the Victoria & Albert Museum, before returning to Cornwall as Curator of Art & Exhibitions at the Royal Cornwall Museum in Truro.  She has served as President of the South Western Federation of Museums & Art Galleries and has represented the South West on the board of the Museums Association. In 2001, Tamsin took up the role of Heritage Officer at Penwith District Council where she was responsible for attracting investment in a broad range of projects and led on the restoration of the Leach Pottery in St Ives. Since the formation of Cornwall Council in 2009, Tamsin has provided a lead on cultural capital projects, playing a significant role in such projects as the redevelopment of Porthmeor Studios in St Ives and King Edward Mine near Camborne, as well as the creation of Kresen Kernow, Cornwall’s new £20m archive centre. She is highly experienced in developing and delivering complex heritage projects, often in partnership with community organisations, and supporting organisations improve their resilience.

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Andy Jones, BA, PhD, FSA, MCIfA

CAU Projects Manager

Dr Andy Jones is responsible for the management of Cornwall Archaeological Unit, as well as the origin and management and publication of a wide range of projects, in particular development-related assessments, evaluations and excavations. Major projects include excavation and publication of sites at Stannon, Tremough and Scarcewater. He has recently completed the publication of projects undertaken at Bosiliack, Tremough Camelford School and the Whitehorse Hill Cist, and is currently involved in the North Cliffs Mesolithic project. Principal research interests lie in the 4th to 2nd millennium cal BC (Neolithic and Bronze Age) and the interpretation and publication of sites dating to this period. Andy has been involved with the SWARF Neolithic and Bronze Age Group is a member of the South West Implement Petrology Group, a council member of the Prehistoric Society, and a Cornwall Archaeological Society committee member. He is a Member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists and a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries.

Dr Andy Jones has lectured widely and his principal interest lies in 4th to 2nd millennium cal BC (Neolithic and Bronze Age) and the interpretation and publication of sites dating to this period.