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John Henry Phillips is an archaeologist, filmmaker and author. In 2017 he founded and led an expedition to search for the wreck of LCH 185, appearing in and producing the resulting documentary No Roses On A Sailor’s Grave. John Henry holds a Bachelors degree in archaeology, as well as a Masters degree in Human Rights and Global Ethics. He is of Romani descent and is the founder and director of Romani Community Archaeology, a non-profit excavating historic Romani sites with present-day Gypsy, Roma and Traveller people. John Henry’s work has won numerous film and archaeology awards. His debut book The Search will be published by Robinson/Little Brown in June 2022.

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