MINISTRY FOR THE ECONOMY, INVESTMENT AND SMALL BUSINESS
Minister: Dr Christian Cardona B.A., LL.D., LL.M., M.P.
The Hon. Dr. Christian Cardona was born in 1972 and graduated as Notary Public and Doctor of Laws from the University of Malta. Prior to his appointment as Minister for the Economy, Investment and Small Business, Dr. Christian Cardona was a Senior Partner at CV Advocates.
He furthered his studies in International Maritime Law at the United Nations International Maritime Organisation where he obtained a first Class Masters degree in Shipping Law. Dr. Cardona is the author of the thesis entitled ‘United Nations Commission on International Trade Law – A Maltese Perspective’.
Dr. Christian Cardona was first elected to Parliament in 1996 and was re-elected in the 1998, 2003, 2008 and 2013 general elections. During the 2008 – 2013 legislature he served as the Labour Party main Spokesperson for the Industry, Self Employed and Foreign Investment. In previous legislatures he even served as the Labour Party Spokesperson for Competition, Communication and IT.
Dr. Cardona also served as a member in the Malta EU Parliamentary Committee during the negotiation process of Malta’s application to join the European Union as a full member.
In 2016, he was elected as Deputy Leader for Party Affairs for the Labour Party.