Dr. Byron Camilleri has been actively involved in politics since 2010 when he became the youngest mayor of Fgura. Following a successful tenure as mayor, he contested the general election for the first time in 2017 and was subsequently elected

For 3 years, Dr Camilleri served as the Government’s Whip in Parliament and therefore has a deep understanding of Parliamentary procedure. He was also involved in the running of the Labour Party as a senior member of the administration. He occupied these posts until he became Minister for Home Affairs, National Security and Law Enforcement in 2020.

Dr Camilleri is a lawyer by profession and was admitted to the bar in 2013.