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York alumnus appointed CBA Deputy Director

Posted on 2 November 2016

Former CHM student joins Council for British Archaeology

Gill Bull, who took the Cultural Heritage Management (CHM) MA at the University of York in 2015-16, has been appointed as the Council for British Archaeology's (CBA) new Deputy Director. In an impressive career that includes serving as Assistant Director Policy and Customer Services at the London Borough of Sutton​, ​Assistant Director ​of ​Projects and Performance​ with the Greater London Authority​, Head of Strategy and Change​ at the ​Charity Commission​ and ​Head of Policy and Corporate Affairs​ for the ​Housing Corporation​, her CHM MA (with distinction) has now led her to the heart of the heritage sector.

As Gill says, "I am delighted to be joining the team at the Council for British Archaeology as Deputy Director, and my MA in Cultural Heritage Management has provided the foundations for the next stage of my career. As a mature student this really has been a fantastic opportunity."​

Mike Heyworth, Director of the CBA ​is, "delighted that Gill will be joining us in January. She will bring significant skills and experience to add to our Senior Leadership Team. I am looking forward to working with her to increase public engagement with archaeology across the UK and to continue to make the case that Archaeology Matters."

John Schofield, Head of Archaeology and Director of the CHM Programme at the University of York is, "thrilled by this appointment. It is a wonderful appointment for the CBA, fabulous news for heritage and archaeology, great for Gill and a positive endorsement for our CHM programme. Gill came onto the programme with just this kind of opportunity in mind, and I am so pleased it has arisen so quickly."