Perks: A chauffeur-driven navy blue Daimler to show commitment to British industry (his predecessor had a green Rolls-Royce). At least 30 days' foreign travel a year. The Bank no longer has a flat for the Governor's use.
Hours: In at 7.30 every morning. Usually leaves about 6.30pm, but often takes work home. Official functions, European meetings and IMF meetings outside these hours.
Home: A modest suburban house in Dulwich.
Education: Dulwich College; Emmanuel College Cambridge. He is the first governor of the Bank to have studied economics.