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Katie Cummer

Principle & Heritage Consultant


Cummer Heritage Consulting (CHC)


With extensive academic training and experience, Katie Cummer, Principal of Cummer Heritage Consulting (CHC), has a wide range of knowledge and expertise in heritage conservation. Her expertise includes conservation education, heritage-focused research, and administrative planning. As an educator, she has substantial experience designing and running conservation-related courses and workshops for a range of audiences, including secondary school students, undergraduate and graduate students, as well as practicing professionals. She is an active researcher and writer, conducting assessments of sites to facilitate informed decision-making and planning. She has authored and co-authored a number of academic papers, books, book chapters and consultancy studies on topics related to heritage conservation, including site analysis, area conservation planning, interpretation, policy studies and recommendations on best practice for official Government use.

She is a Board Member of CAHP’s BC Chapter and a Member of Heritage BC’s Program Committee. She is also a Professional Member of the Canadian National Committee of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS Canada) as well as The Hong Kong Institute of Architectural Conservationists (HKICON).