Wiluna Region

Gavin Jackson Cultural Resource Management has undertaken numerous projects for various clients in the Wiluna region since 2010.  The archaeological and ethnographic surveys have been undertaken working closely with the the Wiluna Native Title Holders represented by the Tarlka Matuwa Piarku Aboriginal Corporation.

Ian Ryan Director & Project Manager
Dr Ian Ryan has worked full time as an archaeological consultant since 2003 and joined the GJCRM team as a Project Manager and senior archaeologist in 2008. Ian has been the Senior Consultant on more than 250 indigenous archaeological surveys including several excavations and large-scale site salvages in the Pilbara region. Ian has authored and co-authored more than 300 archaeological survey and salvage reports. He has presented and published several research papers based on data collected during archaeological surveys and other cultural resource management projects.

As a Project Manager for Echoes CHM, Ian’s role is to manage, administer and supervise projects for ECHM and to maximise the productivity of field managers and field archaeologists. Ian completes these projects to a high standard and within budget. Ian is also responsible for project life cycle including scope of works and budgets, managing teams in the field and overseeing the resultant survey reports. He also administers ECHM’s ongoing internal seminar series, a training initiative designed to maintain high professional standards and keep staff informed about the status of the heritage industry.
Ian is a strong leader and is a member of the ECHM Management Team.
John Marrell Director & Project Manager
John joined the GJCRM team in November 2009 after completing his honours at the University of WA. John commenced as a Field Archaeologist and was promoted to Field Manager in 2010. In early 2014 John took a position as Project Manager which is his current role at Echoes CHM. John has widespread experience in archaeological surveys and excavations and has managed numerous cultural heritage surveys across a variety of locations in Western Australia including the Pilbara and Goldfields.

John's current responsibilities are planning, executing, and evaluating archaeological heritage surveys for specific projects. John is required to manage project teams and ensure quality control throughout the project life cycle.

John is exceptionally well organised with a pro-active attitude to everything he undertakes. He has good time management, strong verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal abilities which have contributed to a sound record of reliability and accuracy and has forged strong relationships with our clients and teams.

John is a strong leader and is a member of the ECHM Management Team.
Jacob Lambert Field Manager
Jacob has been a member of the GJCRM team since mid-2016 and has taken on the responsibility of managing archaeological heritage surveys in the field. Jacob is currently a Field Manager for Echoes CHM.

Jacob has managed and participated in a number of archaeological surveys as well as salvage and excavation programs throughout Tasmania and Victoria.

During his time at ECHM Jacob has contributed to a number of Aboriginal cultural heritage surveys, managing projects in the Pilbara and Goldfields regions of Western Australia. His role has been to liaise with traditional indigenous landowners and proponent clients as well as identify and recording archaeological material.

Project Staff

Ian Ryan Director & Project Manager
Dr Ian Ryan has worked full time as an archaeological consultant since 2003 and joined the GJCRM team as a Project Manager and senior archaeologist in 2008. Ian has been the Senior Consultant on more than 250 indigenous archaeological surveys including several excavations and large-scale site salvages in the Pilbara region. Ian has authored and co-authored more than 300 archaeological survey and salvage reports. He has presented and published several research papers based on data collected during archaeological surveys and other cultural resource management projects.

As a Project Manager for Echoes CHM, Ian’s role is to manage, administer and supervise projects for ECHM and to maximise the productivity of field managers and field archaeologists. Ian completes these projects to a high standard and within budget. Ian is also responsible for project life cycle including scope of works and budgets, managing teams in the field and overseeing the resultant survey reports. He also administers ECHM’s ongoing internal seminar series, a training initiative designed to maintain high professional standards and keep staff informed about the status of the heritage industry.
Ian is a strong leader and is a member of the ECHM Management Team.
John Marrell Director & Project Manager
John joined the GJCRM team in November 2009 after completing his honours at the University of WA. John commenced as a Field Archaeologist and was promoted to Field Manager in 2010. In early 2014 John took a position as Project Manager which is his current role at Echoes CHM. John has widespread experience in archaeological surveys and excavations and has managed numerous cultural heritage surveys across a variety of locations in Western Australia including the Pilbara and Goldfields.

John's current responsibilities are planning, executing, and evaluating archaeological heritage surveys for specific projects. John is required to manage project teams and ensure quality control throughout the project life cycle.

John is exceptionally well organised with a pro-active attitude to everything he undertakes. He has good time management, strong verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal abilities which have contributed to a sound record of reliability and accuracy and has forged strong relationships with our clients and teams.

John is a strong leader and is a member of the ECHM Management Team.
Jacob Lambert Field Manager
Jacob has been a member of the GJCRM team since mid-2016 and has taken on the responsibility of managing archaeological heritage surveys in the field. Jacob is currently a Field Manager for Echoes CHM.

Jacob has managed and participated in a number of archaeological surveys as well as salvage and excavation programs throughout Tasmania and Victoria.

During his time at ECHM Jacob has contributed to a number of Aboriginal cultural heritage surveys, managing projects in the Pilbara and Goldfields regions of Western Australia. His role has been to liaise with traditional indigenous landowners and proponent clients as well as identify and recording archaeological material.

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