He is a British archaeologist, teacher and scholar of Hadrian’s Wall, the Antonine Wall and the Roman army. He was the Chief Inspector of Ancient Monuments for Historic Scotland in 1989, serving in this role until 2005. He is an honorary professor at the University of Durham, the University of Edinburgh, the University of Newcastle upon Tyne and the University of Stirling.
He led the team which resulted in the Antonine Wall being ascribed as a World Heritage Site in 2008.
In 2021, David Breeze was awarded the Kenyon Medal by the British Academy “for his outstanding contribution to the archaeology of the Roman Empire and to ensuring the inscription of the Antonine Wall as a World Heritage Site”.
In 2022 he won a lifetime achievement award at the Limes Congress.
Another premiere or unicum at #LimesCongress2022 @gem_Nijmegen: Lifetime Achievement Award for David Breeze, presented by Van Driel: his everlasting dynamic and positive contribution for the Limes. A unique moment: Breeze is “speachless”. Congrats and thanx! pic.twitter.com/URi9U2Md1S— LimesNL (@LimesNL) August 27, 2022
Source: David Breeze – Wikipedia