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Governors imageThe Governors serve as the Bank’s top level executive team, and are responsible, in conjunction with the Bank’s policy committees, for overseeing the fulfilment of the Bank’s mission.
Each Deputy Governor is assigned functional responsibility for a particular aspect of the Bank’s work.
The Chief Operating Officer (COO) has responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the institution, including Human Resources, Finance, Property, IT and Security. The COO has status and remuneration equivalent to a Deputy Governor.


Image of Mark Carney

Mark Carney​ - Governor​
Term of appointment: 1 July 2013 - 30 June 2021

Mr Carney has announced that he will serve to 30 June 2019.

Ben Broadbent Ben Broadbent - Deputy Governor, Monetary Policy
Term of appointment: 1 July 2014 - 30 June 2019
Sir Jon Cunliffe Sir Jon Cunliffe - Deputy Governor, Financial Stability
Term of appointment: 1 November 2013 - 31 October 2018
​Sam Woods - Deputy Governor, Prudential Regulation, CEO of the PRA
Term of appointment: 1 July 2016 - 30 June 2021

​Sir David Ramsden - Deputy Governor, Markets and Banking
Term of appointment: 4 September 2017 - 3 September 2022

Joanna Place - Chief Operating Officer

 Future Forum



In November 2017, the Governors of the Bank of England hosted Future Forum.

Future Forum is an annual event that aims to bring together a wide range of views in order to discuss the Bank’s role in serving society. 

You can find more information on the event here.