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Neville Baker
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0428 378 939
0428 378 939
13 McNaughton Street
Professional Details
Baker Archaeology Pty Ltd
BA hons (University of Sydney 1988)
NSW; especially Sydney Basin, southern highlands, Sydney region, Hunter Valley, Western slopes and plains
Member, Australian Association of Consulting Archaeologists
Neville Baker has over 30 years experience as an archaeologist and 28 years experience as a heritage consultant predominantly in archaeological heritage. Neville has worked in private practice, as a government archaeologist and has previously developed successful archaeology consulting practices within Australian Museum Business Services (1995 - 2002), ERM (2002 - 2007), AECOM (2007 -2010) and EMM (2010 - 2013). Neville formed his own consulting company in 2013 and in 2013-2014 worked with Hunter Water Corporation as in-house heritage consultant providing strategic advice and assessment services.

While experienced in directing multi-disciplinary heritage project teams, Neville�s core expertise is as an archaeologist of Aboriginal heritage. Key specialties are in Aboriginal community consultation, strategic heritage management, Aboriginal stone artefact technology and the archaeological excavation of �open campsites� commonly encountered in green field developments.
Over the past 21 years Neville has worked as a consultant on major mining, infrastructure, Defence and land development projects mainly in south eastern Australia. He has presented expert evidence in the NSW Land & Environment Court on archaeological assessment issues on three occasions
� NSW major development assessments and salvage
� Aboriginal community consultation and presentations
� Aboriginal site excavation, particularly green-fields development sites
� Aboriginal stone artefact analysis
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