For his leadership in the development of financial policy in Canada and around the world.
Mark Carney is a leader in the development of monetary and financial-sector policies in Canada and around the world. Dedicated to the public good, he left a successful career in the financial industry to answer the call to public service, ascending to the position of governor of the Bank of Canada. In this role, he was one of the key players in steering the Canadian economy through the global economic crisis, championing clear communication and predictability. His distinguished leadership led to his appointment as chair of the Financial Stability Board and as governor of the Bank of England, the first non-Briton to be appointed to the position.