Dr Mike Heyworth MBE is Director of the Council for British Archaeology, based in York. An independent charity, the CBA brings together members, supporters and partners to give archaeology a voice across the UK and safeguard it for future generations.
He is involved with a wide range of archaeology organisations across the UK, including currently acting as Secretary to the All Party Parliamentary Archaeology Group at Westminster and to University Archaeology UK. He leads the new Heritage 2020 initiative in England, and also chairs the Portable Antiquities Scheme Advisory Group. He is an active proponent of digital technology in archaeology and has been involved with the Archaeology Data Service and Internet Archaeology since their foundation. He was awarded the MBE for services to heritage in 2007.