Mark Carney: Reflections on leadership in a disruptive age

Speech by Mr Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England and Chairman of the Financial Stability Board, at Regent's University, London, 19 February 2018.

Central bank speech  | 
20 February 2018
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I. Introduction

I was asked to reflect tonight on leadership and values. This is somewhat dangerous territory, and certainly one that creates a target-rich environment for critics who can spot gaps between preaching and practising. Indeed, a review of a recent book on leadership and values suggested that it's very publication signalled overconfidence - the complacency before the storm - and cautioned that CEOs and investors ought to be wary of the 'curse of authorship'.