Mitchell Cleghorn

 Associate Director, Heritage

Mitchell is a heritage consultant, archaeologist and anthropolgist with over nine years of project management and leadership experience on major infrastructure and specialist heritage projects across Australia. His experience includes coordination of complex projects including the ARTC National Heritage Asset Management Strategy, and provision of strategic advice on heritage management for major mining and resource sector clients, construction professionals and government bodies. He has a particular interest in early modern contributions of First Nations people to Australia’s rural landscape and how we recognise and protect those contributions.



  • Bachelor of Arts, Anthropology and Sociology, University of Western Australia

  • Bachelor of Arts with (Hons.), Archaeology – University of Western Australia

  • Master of Heritage Studies – University of Western Australia

  • Grad. Cert. Project Management – Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

  • Charted Institute of Building (CIOB) Project Management and Supervision: Historic and Traditional Buildings


  • Executive Committee Member, ICOMOS Australia

  • Expert Member, ICOMOS National Scientific Committee on Cultural Landscapes and Cultural Routes

  • Expert Member, ICOMOS National Scientific Committee on Intangible Cultural Heritage

  • Expert Member, ICOMOS Fabric Conservation Reference Group

  • Co-Convenor Association for Preservation Technology International (APTI)

  • George Alexander Fellow, International Specialised Skills Institute (ISSI)

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