Yanis Varoufakis

Yanis Varoufakis

Yanis Varoufakis is the former nance minister of Greece and the author of three international bestsellers, including most recently Talking To My Daughter About the Economy: A Brief History of Capitalism, published by Bodley Head. Born in Athens in 1961, he was for many years a professor of economics in Britain, Australia and the USA before he entered government and is currently Professor of Economics at the University of Athens. Since resigning from Greece’s finance ministry he has co-founded an international grassroots movement, DiEM25, campaigning for the revival of democracy in Europe.