editorial team

12243054_10153636084571163_4309222770238290182_nBernardo Bátiz-Lazo established NEP-HIS in April 1999, the NEP-HIS blog in January 2010 and coined the terms #BizHis & #EconHis in Twitter. He is Professor of Business History and Bank Management at Bangor Business School (Wales). He is particularly interested in the long-term nature of technical innovation in the retail banking sector

 David photo David Higgins is a Professor in the Accounting & Finance division at Newcastle University Business School. As an undergraduate he read economics and economic history at Aberdeen University and completed an M Phil and PhD in economics at Cambridge. His academic appointments have included Sheffield and York. David has published widely on modern British business and economic history and he became chair of the PE committee in April 2016

MartaMarta Musso is a PhD candidate in economic history at the University of Cambridge. She works on the history of the oil industry, energy policies and international business history. She is a fellow of the Cambridge-Harvard Centre for History and Economics and one of the founders of Eogan, the European Oil and Gas Archive Network

photo.phpAmy Ridgway is an ESRC funded doctoral candidate at the University of Exeter. Her research investigates wage labour and poverty in Dorset from c.1680-1834. Amy’s MPhil in Economic and Social History was completed at the University of Cambridge and she attained a first class honours for her BA in History from Oxford Brookes University. Amy joined the PE committee in May 2016. Her other roles include: Assistant Editor for Ex Historia and Student Representative for the South West Doctoral Training Centre.


Romesh Vaitilingam is a writer and media consultant, and a member of the editorial board of Vox. He is the author of numerous articles and several successful books in economics, finance, business and public policy, including The Financial Times Guide to Using the Financial Pages (FT-Prentice Hall), now in its sixth edition (2011). As a specialist in translating economic and financial concepts into everyday language, Romesh has advised a number of government agencies and international institutions, including the European Central Bank, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the UK’s Department for International Development.



Judy Stephenson researches labour markets in early modern London. She is a Junior Research Fellow at Wadham College, Oxford