Burcu is a Heritage Consultant with many years of business, archaeology and heritage management experience. Her previous work has been undertaken in a wide range of industries from commercial to education. She has experience working in both the business sector and in the heritage and archaeology field, working on excavations, research, analysis and report processing in locations such as Turkey, Cyprus, Scotland, England and Australia.
She has worked in delivering heritage conservation advice to projects, undertaking heritage assessments, preparing detailed heritage impact statements, conservation works schedules, photographic archival recordings and overseeing the implementation of heritage works during construction process. She believes in developing positive client and other stakeholder relationships and enjoys being part of the full cycle of a project.
She has particular interest in building diagnostics and believes in the importance of researching and understanding the ‘life stories’ of heritage buildings for best heritage management outcomes. She is also interested in the possibilities that arise with new design in historic settings. In order to extend and broaden her knowledge base Burcu is currently studying for a Master of Heritage Conservation through the University of Sydney.