Belgium

Jean Plumier

Belgium

Born in 1960, Jean Plumier bachelored in archaeology and art history at Louvain-la-Neuve, in 1982. He then worked as scientific counselor at the Namur Archaeological Museum and at the National Excavation Service. Although, he spent most of his career working at regional level. He joined the team responsible for the Namur Province in 1992 and was quickly put in charge in 1997, before he was appointed Director of the Regional Excavation Service, in 1999. From 2014 to 2018, he counseled the Wallonian Ministry for Heritage and then joined the new Wallonian Heritage Agency (AWaP), where he became General Inspector in April 2018. Throughout his career, he participated to many ecavations abroad (Italy, France, Cambodia, Tunisia). Jean Plumier is a man of science as well as a field worker. He is a humanist and a pedagogue, who gives great interest in heighten awareness amongst the citizens, by initiating open and engaging projects.

State Heritage Authority website: http://www.wallonie.be/patrimoine