Bank of Canada Governor, and former Goldman Sachs hatchet man is heading to Europe to become the Bank of England Governor. Despite the widely glowing and shallow praise heaped upon him by the Canadian press over the years, most Canadians were not aware of his Goldman years.
Carney has the distinction of being oligarch friendly wherever he goes. As a Goldman's advisor to South Africa, he advised the post-apartheid government to sell its nationalized mining holdings to private investors. More Notoriously he then traveled to Russia to advise the Boris Yeltsin to sell off the last major components of Russia's natural resources and infrastructure to the Oligarchs who agreed to fund Yeltsin's faltering re-election bid. Naturally, in pure Goldman Sachs style, the company was betting against Russia's ability to repay its debt.
Now Carney is off to join his cohorts and raid different lucrative pastures. I cringe to imagine the next bankster that Harper will nominate for the BOC job, and get the suspicion that Goldman Sachs has already vetted the nominee with the PMO, since the Carney rumor started a few months back.