Parliamentary Secretary for Persons with Disability and Active Ageing

 

Hon. Anthony Agius Decelis was born in Pietà on 23rd October 1967. He received his formal education at the Government Primary School in Naxxar and later, in 1992, graduated with Honours from the University of Malta in Youth and Community Studies in Informal Education. He continued his studies with a Post Graduate Diploma in Health Management and later obtained a Master’s degree in Gerontology & Geriatrics.

Throughout his career, he worked in the Health Care Department, specifically in the PSG Cat-Lab. On 20th May 1989, he married Josette nee’ Vella and is a father of three: Danika, Ann Marie and Jeanine.

Since a young age, he had particular interest in current affairs and occupied various roles within the Partit Laburista youth forum.

Hon. Decelis was elected Member of Parliament in Malta in 2008. He contested successfully again in 2013 and 2017. In the latter legislature, he was appointed Parliamentary Secretary for Persons with Disability and Active Ageing whilst in the former legislature he served as the Commissioner for Simplification and Reduction of Bureaucracy.