Bert Riggs (born December 21, 1954) holds a B.A. and a B.Ed. from Memorial University and a masters in information studies from the University of Toronto. He has been an archivist at Memorial University since 1989 and currently is head of the Archives and Manuscripts Division at the university’s Queen Elizabeth II Library. He writes a weekly column for the St. John’s Telegram, is a bencher with the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador, and is chair of the board of the Resource Centre for the Arts, owners and operators of the LSPU Hall.