Pete Wilson was formerly Head of Research Policy (Roman Archaeology) for English Heritage and through that role has had a long association with Vindolanda.

He is a specialist in the Roman-period archaeology of Northern England and has published widely. He is now an Independent Consultant working with a variety of statutory/official, commercial, charitable and voluntary organisation.

In addition to being a Trustee of the Vindolanda Charitable Trust Pete is Chair of Trustees of the Senhouse Roman Museum, Maryport and Honorary Secretary of the Royal Archaeological Institute.