Brian Leslie is the General Manager of Ember Archaeology. Brian joined Ember Archaeology’s team in 2016. He received his B.A. in Anthropology in 2007 and M.A. in 2011 from the University of Alberta. While there, Brian specialized in using chemical analysis on human skeletal remains to investigate the movement of people in the past.
Currently, Brian manages a team of dedicated professional archaeologists that work throughout western Canada. He has Permit Holder status in AB and SK. Since joining, he has done extensive Cultural Resource Management in the Plains, Boreal, Parkland and Eastern Slopes regions. He specializes in directing large scale mitigative excavations (100+ m2) and has excavated archaeological sites during oil and gas development from Moose Jaw to Grande Prairie. He has also conducted many surveys for forestry clients around Slave Lake, High Level, Fort McMurray, Rocky Mountain House, and Williams Lake.