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Parliamentary Secretary for European Funds and Social Dialogue


Dr Aaron Farrugia

Member of the Maltese Parliament

Aaron Farrugia is Malta’s Parliamentary Secretary for European funds and Social Dialogue at the Ministry of European Affairs and Equality. Farrugia was elected in the Parliament of Malta in June of 2017, is a member of the Cabinet of Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, member of the Foreign Affairs Committee and Head of the Maltese Delegation in the Parliamentary Assembly for the Mediterranean.

Honourable Farrugia has previously served as Deputy Mayor of Ta’ Xbiex, as Chairman of the Malta Labour Party`s progressive think tank IDEAT, as Chairman of Labour Youth, as Education Secretary and Member of both the Administration and the National Executive Committee of the Malta Labour Party.

As an economist, Farrugia worked as an Advisor to the Maltese Delegation in the Committee of the Regions and later on as the Chief Executive Officer of the Malta Freeport Corporation. He graduated with an Honours Degree in Finance at the University of Malta in 2002, with a Master of Arts degree in European Politics, Economics and Law in 2005, a Bachelor of Laws L.L.B. in 2011 and obtained a Doctor of Laws in 2013

Aaron Farrugia is a visiting lecturer at the Faculty of Economics, Management and Accountancy of the University of Malta. He teaches Politics, Political Campaigning, Policies and Governance. Aaron is an alumnus of the U.S. International Visitor Leadership Programme (IVLP, 2012), and was selected as a 40under40 European Young Leader by Friends of Europe in 2017.

He is married since 2010 to Charmaine Farrugia and they have two daughters, Petra, born in 2012 and Angelica, born in 2018.​

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Ministry for European Affairs and Equality
Auberge D'Aragon
Misrah Indipendenza
Valletta VLT 1521
(+356) 2295 7000