December 20, 2019

Sapphire Partners helps Bank of England appoint new governor

Chancellor Sajid Javid announces that Andrew Bailey will take the role

Sapphire Partners has worked with HM Treasury and the Bank of England to assist in the appointment of Andrew Bailey to replace Mark Carney as the governor of the Bank of England.

This has been a prestigious assignment for our company – it is the first time an executive search consultancy has been used to help find someone for the governor role. Sapphire was chosen or its expertise in finding diverse professional talent for its clients.

Leading the assignment for Sapphire Partners were founder Kate Grussing, director Sally Springbett and associate director Caroline Turner. The team at Sapphire is immensely proud to have worked alongside HM Treasury on this exhaustive and rigorous search

Andrew Bailey will be the 121st Governor in the bank’s 325-year history and the ninth appointed since its nationalisation in 1946.

Click here to read the full press release from the Treasury.