Michael Nobrega was, from 2007 to 2014, the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS), one of Canada’s largest pension funds that provides retirement benefits to over 400,000 members. From 1998 to 2007, Mr. Nobrega was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Borealis Infrastructure, the infrastructure investment entity of OMERS, which pioneered the investing by Canadian pension funds in global large scale infrastructure investments. Prior to Borealis Infrastructure, Mr. Nobrega was a tax partner of Arthur Andersen, a major international accountancy firm
Between 2014 to 2016, Mr. Nobrega was appointed by the Ontario provincial government as the Implementation Lead for the development of the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan and Chair of the Expert Panel on the Financial Restructuring of MaRS (the province’s innovation hub for medical and related sciences).
Mr. Nobrega is a graduate of the University of Toronto, a chartered professional accountant and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario.