Alfred Sant

Alfred Sant studied physics and maths at the University of Malta, diplomacy at the Institut International d’Administration Publique (now amalgamated with the ENA) in Paris, and business administration at Boston and Harvard Universities. He worked as a diplomat at Malta’s Mission to the then EEC in Brussels (1970 – 1975), as executive deputy chairman of the Malta Development Corporation (now Malta Enterprise) during the late seventies/early eighties, as a management consultant in between and later. He was chairman of the Labour Party’s information department (1982 – 1984), President of the Party (1984 – 1988), a Labour M.P. (1987 – 2013), Labour Leader and Leader of the Opposition (1992 -2008) and Prime Minister (1996 – 1998).

Over the years Sant wrote plays for the theatre, radio and TV, as well as novels and short stories in the Maltese language; was editor of three magazines and for thirteen years a correspondent of the Economist Intelligence Unit; and he wrote extensively in English and Maltese for the political and economic press.

Alfred Sant was elected Member of the European Parliament in May 2014 and again in May 2019.

Stefan Zrinzo Azzopardi

Stefan Zrinzo Azzopardi miżżewweġ lil Silvana u missier ta’ żewġt itfal. Gradwa bħala Avukat fis-sena 1999. Ilu attiv fil-Partit Laburista mill-1996. Stefan ġie elett bħala President tal-Partit fl-2003, fl-eta ta’ tletin sena u serva sal-2013. Serva bħala Chairman tal-Grand Harbour Regeneration Corporation fejn kien responsabbli għal proġetti maġġuri fil-Belt Kapitali. Hu kienet elett fil-Parlament fl-2017. F’Jannar, 2020 il-Prim Ministru Robert Abela fdah bl-irwol ta’ Segretarju Parlamentari għall-Fondi Ewropej.

Julia Farrugia Portelli

Hon. Julia Farrugia Portelli serves as Minister for Tourism and Consumer Protection. Previously she occupied the role of Parliamentary Secretary responsible for Reforms, Citizenship, and Simplification of Administrative Processes within the Office of the Prime Minister. She was responsible for major reforms including Human Trafficking, Constitutional Reform, Equal Representation in Parliament and the VOTE16 reform. The VOTE16 reform remains one to remember as Malta was among the first 10 countries in the world to extend voting rights to 16-year-olds.

Edward Zammit Lewis

Dr. Edward Zammit Lewis is the Minister responsible for Justice, Equality, and Governance since the 15th of January, 2020.

He is synonymous with extensive constitutional and institutional reforms conducted after a Council of Europe [Venice Commission] Report last June, reforming, amongst others, the office of the President of Malta and the Judiciary.

He was elected for the first time in the 2013 General Election and was chosen to form part of the Cabinet. He was appointed as Parliamentary Secretary for Competitiveness and Economic Growth. A year after, he was appointed as Minister for Tourism, a post he occupied up till the June 2017 elections.

Under his stewardship as Minister, the Maltese film industry had its best year ever in 2015. Zammit Lewis even strengthened the legal framework regulating the aviation industry, by leading important amendments to the 2010 Aircraft Registration Act in a bid to make Malta a center for important and lucrative activities such as aircraft leasing and aircraft finance.

Hon. Zammit Lewis was again elected to the Maltese Parliament in 2017. He Chaired two important Parliamentary Standing Committees; the Committee for Foreign & European Affairs and the new Committee for The Scrutiny of Certain Public Appointments. Zammit Lewis also actively served as a member of four other Parliamentary Standing Committees.

Edward Zammit Lewis is a lawyer by profession, who practiced for several years in the civil, commercial, administrative, and constitutional law areas. He also holds a BA European Studies and International relations.

He is married to Elena Farrugia, a Notary Public, and has a daughter Lucia.

Silvio Schembri

Silvio Schembri is the Minister for Economy, Investment and Small Business. A title to which he was elevated to following the success when occupying the post as Junior Minister for Financial Services, Digital Economy and Innovation within the Office of the Prime Minister of Malta, which he served for 2 years and a half. Minister Schembri is an economist by profession. He attained a Master’s degree in Economy right after graduating with a Bachelors of Honours in Economics from the University of Malta. As Minister for Economy, Investment and Small Business, he is responsible for Malta’s vibrant economy, the drive to attract further foreign direct investment, sustaining economic growth and strengthening SME’s as well as responsible of Malta’s national airline Air Malta.

Alex Muscat

An economist by profession, Alex Muscat is presently serving as the Parliamentary Secretary for Citizenship and Communities. From a very young age, Alex has been distinctively involved in politics where he joined the Social Democratic student organisation PULSE and was elected as a Student Representative on the Junior College Board. He was one of the founders of Fondazzjoni IDEAT. He contested with success the 2017 General Elections, becoming a Member of Parliament for the first time.

Etienne Grech

L-onorevoli Dr Etienne Grech MD MMCFD MP huwa tabib tal-Familja mill Fgura u serva fl-isparijiet Maltin fl-ewwel tlett snin tal karriera tieghu ta’ 26 sena. Ilu snin twal jahdem il-fgura u z-zejtun. Gie elett bhala vici SINDKU tal-fgura fit 2006 u gie elett membru parlamentari fit 2013 u fit 2017. Huwa okkupa u jokkupa l-kariga ta chairmen tal kumitat parlamentari tas sahha u anke tal-affarjiet socjali. Huwa chairman tal-kunsill konsultattiv tan nofs inhar ta’ Malta.

Roderick Galdes

Roderick Galdes is a Maltese politician elected in the Maltese Parliament, on behalf of the Labour Party, since 2004. He is currently a member of the Cabinet of Ministers serving as Minister for Social Accommodation. He previously served as Junior Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries & Animal Rights. He was first elected to Parliament in 2004 and re-elected in the 2008, 2013 and 2017 elections from the sixth district which comprises his hometown Qormi together with Luqa and Siġġiewi.

Christopher Fearne

Hon. Christopher Fearne was born in Attard, Malta on 12 March 1963. In April 2016 he was appointed Minister for Health after holding the position of Parliamentary Secretary for Health since April 2014. In June 2017 he was re-appointed Minister for Health following the general elections and in July 2017 he was elected Deputy Prime Minister following the Malta Labour Party’s extraordinary general council. Prior to this, Hon. Fearne worked as a Consultant Paediatric Surgeon and Clinical Chairman at Mater Dei Hospital. He is a Member of Parliament for the ruling Labour Party and was the Chairman of the Foreign and European Affairs Committee at the Maltese House of Representatives.

Hon. Fearne has worked as a doctor and surgeon for over 30 years. He received his formal education at St. Aloysius College and at the University of Malta graduating in Medicine and Surgery in 1987, becoming a Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He worked and studied in a number of children’s hospitals in England, including the Great Ormond Street Hospital in London. He also lectures students of medicine at the University of Malta.

Hon. Fearne is married to Astrid. They have 3 children, Dawn, Julian and Rafael.

Michael Falzon

Dr Michael Falzon was born on November 16, 1961 to Moses Falzon and Carmela nee’ Said.

He received his Primary and Secondary education at St Albert the Great College. He joined the Bank of Valletta in 1979. Dr Falzon graduated as a Notary in 1989 and as a Lawyer in 1991. He also obtained the international qualification as an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, (ACIB).

He served as the Election Manager of the Malta Labour Party 1992 to 2003.

He served as the Labour Party’s International Secretary between 1998 and 2003. Dr Falzon’s international work culminated in meetings with world leaders such as the Tony Blair; Massimo D’Alema; Martin Schulz, Kevin Rudd, etc.

He first contested the general elections in March 2008 and was elected from the Second and Tenth District. He was also Deputy Leader for Party Affairs from March 2003 to June 2008. He also contested the 2013 and 2017 general elections in which latter election he was elected on both the Ninth and Tenth Districts, and was appointed Minister for the Family, Children’s Rights and Social Solidarity.

Dr Michael Falzon also served as Parliamentary Secretary for Planning and Simplification, from April 2014 to January 2016. Dr Michael Falzon also served as Parliamentary Secretary for Planning and Simplification, from April 2014 to January 2016.

Dr Michael Falzon is married to Anna Maria nee’ Lia and they have two children, Martina and Nathaniel.