Meet the Team

Lachlan McKeggie




   Lachlan joined HAS in February 2013.  He is an archaeology graduate of Glasgow University     who has worked for Historic Scotland and Archaeology Scotland as well as ARCH Highland,   Alness Heritage Centre and other organisations.  He has particular expertise in fieldwork and community archaeology and is a Member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (MCIFA). Lachlan became a joint Director in August 2017 and is our CIFA Responsible Post Holder (RPH).






Lynne Mckeggie 




Lynne joined the team in 2013. She has a BA from Cardiff University and a post graduate masters in material culture and artefact studies from Glasgow University. She has worked for Historic Scotland, ARCH Highland and Alness Heritage Centre in various roles. Lynne works for HAS in a range of areas but with a particular interest in artefacts and collections management. Lynne became a joint director in August 2017.       




Sue Higgins

Sue has worked with HAS since April 2016. She is a former Director of Southern Archaeology Services and Archaeology North, with over 30 years’ experience in artefact analysis along with business accounting and human resource management; she was Curator at Historylinks Museum until 2015.  Sue takes special responsibility for administration within HAS and is Company Secretary. Sue became a joint director in August 2017.           

James McGovern




James joined HAS in 2021. He is a graduate of Edinburgh University and has a wide range of experience working across the UK and Iceland for Commercial Archaeological Units. James' work at HAS covers a variety of tasks including fieldwork, GIS and reporting. 




We are pleased to work with many locally-based freelance archaeologists across the north of Scotland, with a wealth of local knowledge and expertise, who are subject to the company's quality assurance procedures.  All are experienced archaeologists with extensive local knowledge and expertise.

We also have a wider network of finds, geophysics and other specialists in the UK who assist where necessary.

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