Alison James has been a maritime archaeologist at Historic England for seven years with responsibility for the protected wreck sites. Previously she worked at Hampshire and Wight Trust for Maritime Archaeology and the NAS.
Angela Middleton holds a degree in archaeological conservation from the University of Applied Sciences in Berlin and an MSc in Maritime Conservation Science from the University of Portsmouth.
She has worked for the Newport Medieval Ship Project and the Michael Faraday Museum of the Royal Institution before joining Historic England as an Archaeological Conservator in 2007. Here she is responsible to advise on and undertake research and investigative conservation on material retrieved from land and marine sites. She has a special interest in the conservation of waterlogged organic materials