Hon. Anthony Agius Decelis is a member of parliament and a gerontologist by profession. He graduated from the University of Malta in Youth and Community Studies in Informal Education, obtained a Post Graduate Diploma in Health Management and a Master’s degree in Gerontology & Geriatrics. From a young age, he had particular interest in current affairs and occupied various roles within the Partit Laburista youth forum. Hon. Agius Decelis was elected Member of Parliament in 2008 and contested successfully again in 2013 and 2017. In 2014, he was officially appointed as the Commissioner for Simplification and Reduction of Bureaucracy to be part of the Office of the Prime Minister and in 2017 he was appointed as the Junior Minister for Persons with Disability and Active Ageing. Hon. Agius Decelis is married to Josette and they have three daughters; Danika, Anne Marie and Jeanine. Recently, he also became a grandfather for the first time.He believes in the importance of perseverance, loyalty and kindness.