Former Council Members

2016 Conference Organiser

Andrea Schneider

Andrea H. Schneider has been Managing Director of the Society for Business History (Gesellschaft für Unternehmensgeschichte, GUG) since 1996. She graduated in 1996 with her thesis on Helmut Schmidt and the Great Coalition, 1966-1969. Since 1996 she is key editorial staff of the Journal of Business History (Zeitschrift für Unternehmensgeschichte).

Managing all projects at the GUG (SME, big business, non-profit organisations and creating archives), Andreas own research focuses mainly on financial institutions. Her recent publications include: Immergrüner Wandel, 85 Jahre Rentenbank; Teilzahlung im Wandel. Von der Kreditanstalt für Verkehrsmittel AG zur Diskont und Kredit AG (with Johannes Bähr) and An der Seite der Bauern. Die Geschichte der Rentenbank (co-author) and Varieties of Business History, in: Business History Review (2011) (with Christopher Kobrak). Book contributions on SME and on the KPMG complete the recent list.

Since 2006 she is a member of the council of the European Business History Association (EBHA), since 2007 treasurer of EBHA and since 2015 president of EBHA. Since 2007 she is a member of the board of patrons of the historical museum Frankfurt.