Mark Carney, the new Canadian Governor of the Bank of England, made his debut in society today.
The most impressive thing I heard, listening as I was on the radio, was his presentation of tone and voice. He sounded empathetic.
This is an essential skill for any politician or, indeed, central banker nowadays. The voice reminded me of Horlicks – and thus, the speedy sketchbook caricature above. My acknowledgments to the malted milk drink brand.