Daniel Hunt

Daniel HuntCHERISH Project Investigator (Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales)

Daniel was appointed as the CHERISH Project Investigator with the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales in May 2017. His role on the project involves the surveying and researching of the effects of climate change on heritage sites along the coasts of Wales and Ireland as part of the cross-border CHERISH team, with duties including detailed ground survey, drone survey and the processing and visualisation of LiDAR.

After graduating from the University of Wales Trinity Saint David in 2014 with a BA in Archaeology, he went on to gain practical experience working in commercial archaeology across the Midlands and East of England. In 2016 he joined Historic England as a Chartered Institute for Archaeologists Historic Environments Placement to train in non-invasive surveying techniques such as aerial and analytical earthwork survey, before joining the Royal Commission in 2017.

Daniel specialises in landscape archaeology and has been involved with a variety of terrestrial and aerial survey projects across the UK, most notably the Chase Through Time project headed by Staffordshire County Council and Historic England.