About us

CoLAT was formed on 25 July 1974. The Trust is administered by a Management Committee comprising four nominees of the Court of Common Council of the City of London, representatives of the Society of Antiquaries, UCL Institute of Archaeology and the Council for British Archaeology, and other invited academics, along with the Director of the Museum of London and the Chief Executive of Museum of London Archaeology.

Details of our current committee members can be found below, along with our most recent Accounts and the Trustees and Auditors' Reports.

CoLAT Management Committee

Appointed by the Court of Common Council of the Corporation of London

  • Hugh Morris
  • John Scott
  • Paul Martinelli
  • Jeremy Simons

Appointed by the Trust Deed

  • Gabriel Moshenska (representing UCL Institute of Archaeology)
  • John Lewis (representing the Society of Antiquaries of London)
  • Andrew Dismore (representing the Council for British Archaeology)
  • Sharon Ament, Director, Museum of London (ex officio)
  • Janet Miller, Chief Executive, Museum of London Archaeology (ex officio)

Appointed by the Committee

  • John White (Chairman)
  • Professor Caroline Barron (Deputy Chairman)
  • Professor Clive Orton
  • Leanne O'Boyle
  • John Dillon, Cotswold Archaeology
  • Roy Stephenson
  • Finbarr Wooley, Museum of London


The Trustees are the official trustees of the Corporation of London and are appointed in accordance with orders made by the Corporation of London.

  • John Barradell, Town Clerk
  • Chris Bilsland, Chamberlain
  • Michael Cogher, Comptroller and City Solicitor


John Schofield
2 Carthew Villas
W6 0BS

Telephone: 0208 741 3573

Email: john@jschd.demon.co.uk

Secretary's Reports

About the photographs on this website

Thanks to MOLA for supplying the photographs used on the CoLAT website. The MOLA Photo Library is a unique resource of archaeological images from over 40 years of excavation in and around London. It is used by publishers, researchers, academics and authors worldwide. To visit the MOLA Photo Library or for further information, please contact Andy Chopping on achopping@mola.org.uk or 020 7410 2200.