Our president Phil Harding, a famous face from Channel 4's popular archaeology series Time Team. He became president of NAS in 2004. An acknowledged expert on flint-knapping, he has taught NAS courses on the subject. Read more

Vice Presidents

The NAS is fortunate to have the support of Vice Presidents that bring years of knowledge and experience of the heritage sectors. Our Vice Presidents come from archaeological academia, museum services, advocacy and oceanography. Read more


As a charity the NAS is managed by a group of dedicated volunteer trustees who also act as the company directors. The trustees are legally responsible for the operation of the Society. Discover more about our Trustees here... Read more


The NAS Fellows have all made major contributions to the affairs of the Society and the development of the NAS within the discipline of nautical archaeology. All NAS members are encouraged to put forward names for fellowship nomination each year by the 31st August deadline. There are undoubtedly many members who deserve recognition in this way. Read more


The NAS employs a small core team of dedicated people at our head office in Portsmouth, UK The team manage the day to day running of the charity and are often found travelling around the world for courses, fieldschools, conferences and meetings. Read more


The NAS is lucky to have some amazing editors to spearhead our range of publications. They are always happy to talk to members about how to publish research in the newsfeed, the IJNA or in the monograph series. Read more


Meet the amazing team of tutors that work with the NAS Staff to deliver our courses around the UK. Read more

International Tutors

Meet the International Tutors who have the responsibility of designing and delivering our training courses around the world, including throughout Europe, Asia, North and South America and Africa. Read more

Our partners

Together, we can make a difference for heritage. We have years of experience developing partnerships, and we work tirelessly to help all of our amazing partners play their part in the protection and preservation of our heritage. Read more