University of Leicester Archaeological Services

Andrew McLeish BSc

Project Officer

Andrew McLeish standing in the middle of an excavation

Andrew has been involved in archaeology for over fifteen years across the UK for various commercial units and abroad with the University in the Levant and Cyprus. He has been in commercial archaeology since 2006 across the UK for various commercial units and on overseas projects with the University of Leicester in North Africa, Cyprus and the Levant. He has extensive experience in urban archaeology having dug in several British cities and most recently on the Stibbe and Waterside projects in Leicester. Recent projects include excavation of Iron Age and Roman sites at Shawell quarry in advance of its expansion and Medieval archaeology at Coventry Charterhouse.

He also regularly assists on the Schools Ancient Akrotiri project in Cyprus both on dry land and as a trained scuba diver on its marine archaeology side, as well as being involved with the Middle Draa project.

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