Kenneth is the Founder and CEO of Landward Research Ltd, which he first established in 1997. He is also CEO of its subsidiaries in Ireland and the United States, and at Landward he works internationally to design and deliver successful skills development, heritage management and foresight projects for academic, government and commercial clients.
He has worked in leadership and senior policy development positions for trade and professional associations in the heritage sector (FAME – Federation of Archaeological Managers and Employers, Chartered Institute for Archaeologists and Icon: the Institute of Conservation), and is currently the embedded CEO of the Federation of Archaeological Managers and Employers.
Kenneth is internationally recognised as the leading world expert in acquiring and analysing employment data for professional archaeology that is then used for foresight and policy development (and was awarded his PhD by research publication for work in this area).
He is a demonstrated thought leader in cultural heritage and the historic environment shown through a wide range of peer-reviewed publications and international academic conference presentations.
Dr Kenneth Aitchison
Founder & CEO
Strategy and Operations Manager
Director of Analysis, Research and Technology