Carney a ‘good friend’ to Ireland after banking crash

The newest appointee to the board of Stripe was Bank of Canada governor when he helped the shell-shocked government cope with the disaster

28th February, 2021
Carney a ‘good friend’ to Ireland after banking crash
Mark Carney confirmed that he and Jim Flaherty, Canada’s finance minister, also helped draw up some of the promissory notes

Mark Carney, the newest addition to the high powered board of paytech firm Stripe, played a key role in assisting with Ireland’s banking crisis, it has emerged.

Carney, who was governor of the Bank of Canada at the time, worked closely with Michael Noonan, the then minister for finance and Patrick Honohan, the then Central Bank of Ireland boss. He also pressed Ireland’s case with Europe, he confirmed in a call this week....

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