Mr. Nobrega is a Chartered Accountant with extensive experience in finance and business. Mr. Nobrega has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS), Chief Investment Officer of OMERS, and as President and Chief Executive Officer of Borealis (OMERS) Infrastructure. Mr. Nobrega acted as interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Waterfront Toronto, and is the Chair of Ontario Centres of Excellence.
Mr. Nobrega is the Chair of the Board of Directors of IBI Group Inc. and is the Chair of the Centre for the Commercialization of Regenerative Medicine. In the past, Mr. Nobrega was also president of a merchant bank, a tax partner at Arthur Anderson, Chartered Accountants, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Global Risk Institute.
Mr. Nobrega earned an Honours Bachelor of Arts (Economics and Mathematics) from the University of Toronto, where, in 2002, he was honoured with the Arbor Award for outstanding community service. He holds a chartered accountancy designation from the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (formerly the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario) and Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada, and was named a Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario in 2009.
Mr. Nobrega has considerable experience in executive compensation matters from his years as the Chief Executive Officer of OMERS and Borealis (OMERS) Infrastructure. Through his executive leadership roles at major organizations, he is familiar with the structure of compensation systems and related benefit programs, and is experienced in executive performance evaluation.
Mr. Nobrega also has considerable experience in climate change matters and developing climate-resilient strategies, including through his involvement in formalizing investment policies and supporting green energy projects at OMERS and participation on committees focusing on investments in technologies aimed at reducing the carbon footprint.
Michael Nobrega was appointed the Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of Toronto Hydro Corporation on March 27, 2020.