Pieta Greaves BSc, MSc, ACR

Pieta is an accredited member of the Institute of Conservation (Icon) and vice-chair of the Icon PACR accreditation committee. Prior to setting up Drakon she was Conservation Coordinator of the Staffordshire Hoard. Her specialism is the conservation of museum and archaeological objects and she has considerable field experience in both conservation and archaeology, working in the UK and abroad. The Staffordshire Hoard conservation team won two awards under Pieta’s leadership: The Pilgrim Trust Award for Conservation (2015 Icon Awards) and the American Institute of Archaeology Conservation Management Award (2014).

Jenni Butterworth PhD

Jenni gained her doctorate in Landscape Archaeology from the University of Bristol, and went on to work in television production, including series such as Channel 4’s Time Team and BBC strand Hidden Killers... Since 2013, she has worked as a consultant in the heritage sector and is currently working on projects for a variety of UK heritage organisations, delivering project management, research and editing services. Jenni is coordinator for Historic England of the Historic Environment Trailblazer group which is developing apprenticeships for the sector and also provides project assurance officer services for Historic England.

Lizzie Miller MA

Lizzie is a conservator with experience of working on a wide range of archaeological, applied art and historic objects. Following a BA in Archaeology, she trained at Durham University, gaining an MA with Distinction in the Conservation of Archaeological & Museum Objects, which included a nine month placement at the National Museum of Scotland. Previous roles include Object Conservator at BevaringscenterFyn conservation centre, Denmark, and Institute of Conservation Preventive Conservation Intern at Bolton Library and Museum Service. Lizzie works part-time with Drakon Heritage and the rest of the time is employed as Object Conservator at Birmingham Museums Trust, where she undertakes interventive treatment on the collections, carries out condition surveys and trains interns and volunteers.