Sir Mervyn on Desert Island Discs

AOL Money Staff

He steered the Bank of England through the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, but Sir Mervyn King insists a stint as a supply teacher in Wolverhampton was still "the most exhausting job" he has ever done.

Sir Mervyn, the outgoing governor of the bank, told Desert Island Discs host Kirsty Young the financial crisis had put off a generation of students from working in banking because they believe it causes "enormous damage to the rest of society".%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%