Brian Carney is a member of The Wall Street Journal’s editorial board and editor of The Wall Street Journal Europe’s editorial page.
Born in New York, Mr. Carney received a bachelor’s degree from Yale University and a master’s degree from Boston University. While a student at Boston University, Mr. Carney was a program assistant for the Innovations in American Government Program at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University from 1999 to 2000.
Mr. Carney then joined Dow Jones & Company in Brussels in 2000, serving as deputy editor and editorial page writer for The Wall Street Journal Europe until September 2004, when he assumed the role of editorial page editor. In August 2005, he took up his current position. He is the co-author of Freedom Inc.: Free your Employees and let them lead your Business to Higher Productivity, Profits, and Growth, published in 2009.
In October 2003, Mr. Carney was awarded the Frederic Bastiat for Journalism for his essays on European tax havens, the failure of French industrial policy and for arguing that the U.S. response to its corporate scandals showed America’s economic vitality.
Information valid as of July 2013