Dr Alex Donald

PhD (Archaeology), La Trobe University, Bachelor of Arts (Honours)/ Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Newcastle

Alex began working in the heritage consultancy industry in Victoria in 2012 while undertaking post-graduate study. Since the completion of his PhD in 2016 Alex has worked as an archaeological sub-contractor, undertaking survey and excavations at both historic and Indigenous sites across Victoria.

Outside of archaeological consultancy, Alex has worked in the digital reconstruction and mapping of ancient sites. This involved detailed archaeological research to create historically accurate virtual reality simulations of ancient sites as part of broader programmes of community heritage engagement.

Alex has ongoing research interests in the Mediterranean. He has contributed to several Australian and international conferences on both Mediterranean and Near Eastern archaeology and participated in excavations at both Souskiou-Laona and Pyla-Kokkinokremos in Cyprus.