Maílson da Nóbrega on MDS TALKS’

Activities, Insight

The highly reputed speaker, Maílson da Nóbrega, was in Portugal at the invitation of MDS, to speak on the subject of “Perspectives of the Brazilian Economy” at the fourth MDS Talks event.

Economist and statesman, Maílson was Brazilian Minister of Finance from 1988 to 1990, one of the most difficult periods for the country’s economy. His career in public life began at the age of 20 and since then he has been involved in numerous government campaigns.

His detailed knowledge of the Brazilian economy has secured crucial roles in the areas of financing, negotiations and foreign relations.

Maílson has published five books, including his autobiography, Além do Feijão com Arroz, and various articles in newspapers and specialist magazines. He writes a column in the magazine VEJA and in 2013 was voted Economist of the Year by the Ordem dos Economistas do Brasil, the professional association of Brazilian economists.

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