Nick is a former Director of Built Heritage at the Environment and Heritage Service in Belfast. He now works as a freelance consultant on archaeological and built environment issues. Nick is a specialist in medieval and post-medieval ceramics. Nick has worked with the Achill Archaeological Field School since 2003 and holds workshops on ceramics for students taking the accredited courses. Nick is also President of the Medieval Archaeology Group in the U.K. He has recently completed a series of archaeology programmes for the BBC in Northern Ireland.