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 in November 2012. The Governor joined the Bank in July 2013. In addition to his duties as Governor of the Bank of England, he serves as Chairman of the Financial Stability Board, 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.
After a thirteen-year career with Goldman Sachs in its London, Tokyo, New York and Toronto offices, Governor 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 in February 2008.
Mr Carney served as Governor of the Bank of Canada and Chairman of its Board of Directors until 1 June 2013. He received a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Harvard University in 1988 and went on to receive a master’s degree in Economics in 1993 and a doctorate in Economics in 1995, both from Oxford University.