Anthony Watkinson is the Principal Consultant at CIBER Research, an honorary lecturer at University College London and a director of the Charleston Conference and engaged in other Charleston ventures. . He was director for training and education for STM and now writes reports for Membership Matters. He was a co-author of the 2018 STM Report and the chapter on journals in the Cambridge History of the Book in Britain volume 7. Apart from some teaching at UCL and Oxford Brookes University he mainly works under CIBER auspices both as a consultant and as a researcher (see www.ciber-research.eu)
He spent forty years working, mostly in senior management, with both commercial and not for profit companies and organisation including Oxford University Press where he was Head of Journals. He was in charge of the library at New College Oxford following research at Cambridge University before he entered publishing.