DigVentures Aisling Serrant

A big welcome to Aisling, the new DV Social Media and Communities intern!

A few weeks ago, we waved a tearful goodbye to Polly Heffer, who’s joined the team at Current World Archaeology on her next stop towards a stellar archaeological future. As anyone who joined us on site this year knows, – it’s been fantastic working with Polly – a fountain of social media knowledge who has literally made this role her own.

Tough boots to fill, so we’re delighted that she stuck around to help us find the right feet to fill them!

There were so many fantastic applicants, it was almost impossible to make a decision… but hailing from the right side of the Pennines (Brendon wrote that bit!), the unanimous decision around the war table was to go with Aisling, and we’re chuffed to bits that she’s joining the team. You’ll see and hear plenty more from her over the coming weeks, so give her a good old-fashioned Venturer welcome folks!

Aisling Serrant BA

Twitter: @AislingSerrant

Aisling recently graduated from the University of Liverpool with a First Class degree in Archaeology of Ancient Civilisations. During this time she purchased her very first trowel, worked on excavations in the UK and Turkey, and learnt to read ancient Akkadian and Sumerian (though she suspects French or Spanish may have been a more useful option!). She has now returned to her Yorkshire homeland and lives a double life as sensible teaching assistant by day, social media archaeology ninja by night. Her favourite pastimes are painting, museum crawling, and explaining to small children that she digs up dead people.

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Brendon Wilkins

Brendon Wilkins

Co-founder and Projects Director at DigVentures, Brendon heads up our field and post-ex team. Aside from field archaeology, his specialisms are cheese, tea and writing animatedly about himself in the third person.

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