2017 Michel Camdessus Central Banking Lecture

IMF Headquarters 2 (HQ2), Conference Halls 1 & 2
Washington DC, September 18, 2017, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

10:50 - 11:00 am  
Welcome Remarks by Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, IMF
11:00 - 11:30 am  
Lecture by Mark Carney, Governor, Bank of England
11:30 am - 12:00 pm  

Conversation between Mark Carney and Christine Lagarde

About Mark Carney  

Mark Carney is the 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 November 26, 2012. The Governor joined the Bank on July 1, 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 Board of Trustees of the World Economic Forum. After a 13-year career with Goldman Sachs in its London, Tokyo, New York, and Toronto offices, Mr. 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. Mark Carney served as Governor of the Bank of Canada and Chairman of its Board of Directors until June 1, 2013.

About Michel Camdessus

Michel Camdessus assumed office as the seventh Managing Director and Chairman of the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in January 1987, and served until February 2000. Mr. Camdessus is the longest-serving Managing Director of the IMF to date. Previously, he held several senior positions in the French government, becoming Director of the Treasury in 1982. From 1978 to 1984, he also served as Chairman of the Paris Club, and was Chairman of the Monetary Committee of the European Economic Community from 1982 to 1984. Mr. Camdessus served as Deputy Governor of the Banque de France, and Governor of the Banque de France from November 1984 until his appointment as Managing Director of the IMF. He is currently an Honorary Governor of the Banque de France and a member of the Africa Progress Panel, a group of 10 distinguished individuals who advocate at the highest levels for equitable and sustainable development in Africa.