John Dalli - United Kingdom
John Dalli , Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy , European Commission
John Dalli has served as a Cabinet Minister in the Maltese Government since 1987 having been first elected to the House of Representatives of Malta on behalf of the Nationalist Party in 1987. He served as Parliamentary Secretary for Industry, Minister of Economic Affairs, Minister of Finance, Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Investment Promotion.
Between 2008 and 2010, John Dalli served as Minister for Social Policy which includes the Health, housing, employment and industrial relations portfolio. As a qualified accountant, John Dalli has also worked in the private sector in Malta and abroad, both in industry and as an independent consultant. In 2010 he was appointed as European Commissioner responsible for Health and Consumer Policy.