Biographical note: Malcolm D Knight, former General Manager
Malcolm Knight was General Manager of the BIS from 1 April 2003 until 30 September 2008.
From 1999 to 2003 Mr Knight was Senior Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada. He was the Bank's chief operating officer and a member of the Board of Directors.
From 1975 to 1999, Mr Knight was with the International Monetary Fund, where he held senior positions in both research and operations. While at the IMF, he was also an adjunct professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies and the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. From 1971 to 1975, he taught at the University of Toronto and the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Mr Knight holds an Honours BA in political science and economics from the University of Toronto, and MSc (Econ) and PhD degrees from the London School of Economics and Political Science.