Mark Carney

Chair of FSB

Governor, Bank of England

Mark Carney is Governor of the Bank of England and Chairman of the Monetary Policy Committee, Financial Policy Committee and the Board of the Prudential Regulation Authority. His appointment as Governor was approved by Her Majesty the Queen on 26 November 2012. The Governor joined the Bank on 1 July 2013. In addition to his duties as Governor of the Bank of England, he serves as Chairman of the Financial Stability Board (FSB), First Vice-Chair of the European Systemic Risk Board, a member of the Group of Thirty and the Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum.

Mark Carney was born in Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, Canada in 1965. He received a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Harvard University in 1988. He went on to receive a master’s degree in Economics in 1993 and a doctorate in Economics in 1995, both from Oxford University.

After a thirteen-year career with Goldman Sachs in its London, Tokyo, New York and Toronto offices, Mark Carney was appointed Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada in August 2003. In November 2004, he left the Bank of Canada to become Senior Associate Deputy Minister of Finance. He held this position until his appointment as Governor of the Bank of Canada on 1 February 2008. Mark Carney served as Governor of the Bank of Canada and Chairman of its Board of Directors until 1 June 2013.

 

Latest

22 September 2016 Resolving the climate paradox

Speech given by Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England and Chair of the Financial Stability Board, for the Arthur Burns Memorial Lecture, Berlin on climate change and financial stability.
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29 September 2015 Breaking the tragedy of the horizon – climate change and financial stability

Speech given by Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England and Chair of the Financial Stability Board, at Lloyds of London on climate change and financial stability.
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11 June 2015 Building Real Markets for the Good of the People

Speech given by Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England and Chair of the Financial Stability Board, at the Lord Mayor's Banquet for Bankers and Merchants of the City of London at the Mansion House, London.
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17 November 2014 The Future of Financial Reform

Speech given by Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England and Chair of the Financial Stability Board, at the 2014 Monetary Authority of Singapore Lecture.
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7 November 2014 Message from Mark Carney, Chair of the FSB

I am pleased to introduce the Financial Stability Board’s redesigned website, a collaborative effort made possible with the support of our members, in particular the Bank of Canada, which provided the technical and design know-how to help us improve our public face.
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12 October 2014 Regulatory Work Underway and Lessons Learned

Remarks by Mr Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England and Chairperson of the Financial Stability Board, at the 29th Annual G30 International Banking Seminar, Washington D.C.
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16 June 2014 Taking Shadow Banking Out of the Shadows to Create Sustainable Market-Based Finance

Article by Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England and Chairperson of the Financial Stability Board, published in the Financial Times.
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27 May 2014 Inclusive Capitalism: Creating a Sense of the Systemic

Speech given by Mark Carney, Governor Bank of England and Chairperson of the Financial Stability Board at the Conference on Inclusive Capitalism, London.
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