Tim Zapor

Tim is an archaeologist and heritage consultant with ten years of experience in cultural heritage management and academic research. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from the University of Hawai’i at Manoa, Hawai’i, USA (2013) and a Masters of Maritime Archaeology from Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia (2020). He received the Mark Staniforth Maritime Archaeology Award for highest overall marks in a year and co-authored a publication in Historical Archaeology (2023) stemming from his thesis research.

His work includes five years of full-time work within the United States (Hawai’i and California) Commercial Sector providing archaeological and consultation services for both indigenous and historic sites under multiple legislations. Since returning to Australia in 2022 he has been working on Aboriginal and historic sites across NSW, QLD, SA, WA, and VIC with a focus on heritage consultation for the Minerals Sector.

Tim has extensive experience supervising and participating in a range of archaeological fieldwork projects including surveys, test and open area excavations, and salvage operations. His out-of-field experience includes project management, report preparation for submission to state entities, client liaising, and training and mentoring of junior staff.