Michael Anson

Archive Manager at Bank Of England

Mike has been Archive Manager at the Bank of England Archive since July 2014. Previously, he was engaged for four years as researcher on the Bank's official history and before that was based at the Business History Unit, London School of Economics working with Terry Gourvish on commissioned histories of British Rail, and the Official History of Britain and the Channel Tunnel. He also spent some time as an archivist at the former Record Centre of the British Railways Board in West London. Mike was Editor of Business Archives: Sources and History from 2004 to 2011, and was elected chair of the Business Archives Council in 2013. Mike studied at the University of Exeter where he was awarded at PhD in Economic & Social History.