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Press Release: Mark Collard Joins Rubicon Heritage

Big news for Rubicon Heritage to start 2016, as we announce the appointment of Mark Collard. Exciting times ahead! You can read the full details in the press release below:

Rubicon Heritage Appoint Mark Collard as Company Director

14 January 2016

Archaeological consultancy firm Rubicon Heritage Services Ltd have appointed Mark Collard to their Board as a Company Director with responsibility for the English and Welsh markets. Rubicon are the only archaeological company with staffed offices in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland.

Mark Collard is recognized as one of the leading commercial archaeologists in the UK, with more than 30 years archaeological experience across the private and public sectors. Mark previously spent 10 years in the role of Edinburgh City Archaeologist, before joining Cotswold Archaeology in 1999. For the following 16 years Mark held the position of Head of Contracts, with strategic responsibility for managing commercial contract work and the delivery of large-scale infrastructural projects. In that capacity he played a key-role in Cotswold’s expansion into one of the largest heritage companies in England.

Colm Moloney, Managing Director of Rubicon Heritage Services Ltd, commented:

“We see Mark’s appointment to Rubicon as a major statement of intent from our business. Mark is widely regarded as one of the most effective and informed commercial archaeologists in Britain. He brings with him a wealth of assets, from his knowledge of archaeological risk management, to his expertise in overseeing multi-million pound infrastructural projects and proficiency in dealing with complex urban archaeology. With Mark on board, 2016 promises to be an extremely exciting time for Rubicon Heritage UK.”

Mark Collard, new Company Director of Rubicon Heritage Services Ltd, added:

“I am delighted to be joining the senior management team and Board of Directors at Rubicon. I am enthusiastic about the opportunities that lie ahead, as we seek to continue Rubicon’s growth towards becoming the major archaeological consultancy in the UK and Ireland. This move heralds the beginning of what promises to be one of the most exciting phases of my career to date, as we draw on our unique track-record and attributes to deliver for our clients.”

Founded in 2001, Rubicon Heritage Services Ltd have offices in London, Tewkesbury, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Cork and Dublin. They have delivered hundreds of archaeology and heritage projects across the roads and rail, energy and water and housing and commercial sectors. For further information contact us at 020 35192519 or email

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