Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Sustainable Development

Hon. Dr Miriam Dalli

Dr Miriam Dalli was appointed Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Sustainable Development in November 2020. She is responsible for the country’s energy agenda, supporting businesses and pushing Malta’s aims under the Sustainable Development Goals.

Her vision is to align the islands’ economic success with the concept of sustainability. Her aim is to attract new types of investment, sustain new economies and incentivise the green economy. Her work is geared towards the attainment of carbon neutrality by 2050 and the implementation of the UN’s established Sustainable Development Goals.

Miriam Dalli served as a Member of the European Parliament between May 2014 and October 2020, on behalf of the Labour Party. She served as a member of the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee, the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs and the Delegation to the EU Parliamentary Assembly for the Mediterranean.

Dr Dalli first contested the European Elections in 2014 and has never ceased to promote sustainability. As vice-chair of the Socialists and Democrats, she was responsible for the Group’s position on the European Green Deal. She pushed for policies that ensure competitiveness and sustainability in the various economic sectors. Amongst other work, Miriam Dalli spearheaded the EU’s regulation on redcuing CO2 emmissions from cars and vans, and worked on the EU’s position on sinigle-use plastics and pesticides.

Miriam Dalli successfully completed her Doctorate of Law at the University of Malta and she obtained a first class degree in her LL.B. course which leads to the conferment of Bachelor of Laws. She is a Communications graduate (University of Malta, 1998) and she obtained an MA in European Studies (University of Malta, 2003) and an MBA (University of Malta, 2001).