James Lesh is an innovative thinker and recognised expert in historical research and heritage practice. My projects generate strategic solutions and practical outcomes for historic environments.

Engage me through my conservation practice Heritage Workshop.

Visit my portfolio of projects to explore my contributions to heritage places and precincts.

I have researched and taught at the University of Melbourne, University of Sydney, Deakin University and King’s College London.


  • Doctor of Philosophy in History and Heritage, University of Melbourne
  • Master of Arts, University of London
  • Bachelor of Arts with Honours, University of Melbourne
  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Melbourne

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