Brian M. Carney is a member of The Wall Street Journal's Editorial Board, focusing on business and regulatory coverage. He reports to Paul Gigot, editorial page editor of the Journal.
Mr. Carney joined Dow Jones & Company in Brussels in 2000, serving as deputy editor and editorial page writer of The Wall Street Journal Europe until September 2004, when he assumed the role of editorial page editor. In August 2005, he assumed his current position. He is the coauthor of the forthcoming Freedom, Inc., to be published by Crown Business in October 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 to The Wall Street Europe audience that the U.S. response to its corporate scandals showed America's economic vitality.
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.
Born in New York, Mr. Carney received a bachelor's degree from Yale University and a master's degree from Boston University. He currently resides in New York with his wife, Samantha, and their children Luke, James and Aletheia.