Jorge Moreira da Silva

Jorge Moreira da Silva

Director at OECD Development Co-operation Directorate

PORTUGUESE

Mr. Jorge Moreira da Silva , Director of the Development Co-operation Directorate at OECD.

From 2013 to 2015, he was Portugal’s Minister of Environment, Energy and Spatial Planning. Prior to this, he served as Senior Environmental Financial Advisor at UNDP’s Bureau for Development Policy; Senior Advisor to the President of Portugal (2006-2009); Secretary of State for Science and Higher Education and Secretary of State for Environment and Spatial Planning (2003-2005). As Member of the European Parliament (1999-2003), he was the Standing Draftsman on climate change and he authored the Report and the political agreement on the EU Emissions Trading Directive in 2003.