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Mark Carney

Born Mar 16, 1965

Mark Joseph Carney is a Canadian central bank governor. He is the eighth and current Governor of the Bank of Canada and the current Chairman of the G20's Financial Stability Board. These appointments were on October 4, 2007 (for a seven-year term), and on November 4, 2011 (for a three-year term). Carney achieved these positions by working his way up the ranks of Goldman Sachs, the Canadian Department of Finance, and the Bank of Canada as Deputy Governor.… Read More

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1965 Birth Born on March 16, 1965.


1988 23 Years Old Carney completed a bachelor's degree in economics at Harvard in 1988.
1993 28 Years Old He later attended St Peter's College, Oxford where he received an MPhil in economics in 1993, and then went on to receive his DPhil in economics in 1995 for his thesis titled The dynamic advantage of competition. … Read More


1998 33 Years Old He worked on South Africa's post-apartheid venture into international bond markets, and was involved in Goldman's work with the 1998 Russian financial crisis. … Read More
2003 38 Years Old Carney first joined the Bank of Canada as a deputy governor on August 5, 2003.
2004 39 Years Old About a year later he was seconded to the federal Department of Finance as senior associate deputy minister of finance, effective November 15, 2004.


2007 42 Years Old 1 More Event
Carney returned to the Bank in November 2007 after his appointment as Governor, and served as advisor to retiring Governor David Dodge before formally assuming Dodge's job on February 1, 2008. … Read More
2008 43 Years Old 1 More Event
The epoch-making feature of his tenure as governor remains the decision to cut the overnight rate by 50 basis points in March 2008, only one month after his appointment.
2009 44 Years Old Canada's risk-averse fiscal and regulatory environment is also cited as a factor. In 2009 a Newsweek columnist wrote, "Canada has done more than survive this financial crisis. … Read More
2010 45 Years Old Carney was chairman of the Bank for International Settlements' Committee on the Global Financial System from July 2010 until January 2012. … Read More
2011 46 Years Old Carney attended the annual meetings of the Bilderberg Group in 2011 and 2012.
2012 47 Years Old On November 26, 2012, the British Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, announced the appointment of Carney as the next Governor of the Bank of England.
2013 48 Years Old Carney succeeded Sir Mervyn King on July 1, 2013. … Read More
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