Aurélia Basterrechea has been a scientific collaborator at ArchaeoConcept since May 2017. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Museum Studies and continues her studies by specializing in pre and protohistoric archaeology with a second Master's degree. Interested in the enhancement and transmission of heritage, in the summer of 2016 she wrote her first critical thesis questioning the enhancement of the archaeological heritage of Sion in Valais. At the same time, she is a member of the committee of the Association Valaisanne d'Archéologie and the Association des Jeunes Archéologues de Martigny, where she leads workshops and gives archaeology courses in primary classes in Valais. She has participated in several excavation campaigns in the canton of Vaud, Valais and Kerma in Sudan with the Swiss Archaeological Mission. Within ArchaeoConcept, she mainly manages the Sites of the Month project but also carries out research on popular science via digital platforms such as Youtube and social networks.
Aurelia is currently travelling around the world. She will resume her work in 2024.