Dr Scott Heyes is a recipient of the 2019 Endeavour Executive Leadership Award from the Australian Government’s Department of Education and Training. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor (Research) in Australian Indigenous Archaeology at Monash University’s Indigenous Studies Centre, Faculty of Arts. Since 2011, Scott has been a research associate at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History (Arctic Studies Center) in Washington D.C. His research centres on Indigenous knowledge systems and Indigenous heritage in Australia, Fiji, and the Inuit homelands of Arctic Canada. He undertakes consultancy, design, mapping and oral history projects in these regions in partnership with Indigenous communities and organisations. Scott is currently based in Charlottesville, USA as a Visiting Scholar in the University of Virginia’s School of Architecture.