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Mark J. Carney    

Former Governor of the Bank of England & Former Chairman of the Financial Stability Board

Mark Joseph Carney is an economist and banker. He holds Canadian, British and Irish citizenship and has been Governor of the Bank of England since 2013 and was Chairman of the Financial Stability Board from 2011 to 2018.

He is expected to be designated managing director of the International Monetary Fund succeeding Christine Lagarde nominated to serve as the next President of the European Central Bank.

Prior to joining the public service, Carney had a thirteen-year career with Goldman Sachs in its London, Tokyo, New York and Toronto offices. Carney was appointed Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada in August 2003. In November 2004, he left the Bank to become Senior Associate Deputy Minister of Finance – a position he held until his appointment as Governor of the Bank.

Carney was appointed Governor of the Bank of Canada effective February 2008, for a term of seven years. As Governor, he was also Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank.

In addition to his duties as Governor of the Bank of Canada, he served as Chairman of the Financial Stability Board (FSB) and as a member of the Board of Directors of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS). Carney is also a member of the Group of Thirty, and of the Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum.

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