Prior to his appointment as Minister for the Economy, Investment and Small Business, Dr. Christian Cardona was a Senior Partner at CV Advocates, a legal firm recognized as one of Malta ‘s leading law firms.
Prior his latest appointment, 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 served also as member in Malta EU Parliamentary Committee during the negotiation process of Malta ‘s application to join the European Union as full member.
Christian Cardona was first elected to Parliament in 1996 and was re-elected in the 1998, 2003, 2008 and 2013 general elections. In 2008, he contested the post of Deputy Leader for Parliamentary Affairs of the Labour Party.
Cardona graduated as a Notary Public and Doctor of Law from the University of Malta . He furthered his studies at IMO International Maritime Institute where he obtained his Master’s Degree in International Maritime Law. Dr Cardona is the author of the thesis entitled ‘United Nations Commission on International Trade Law – A Maltese Perspective’.
“Going digital is no longer an option; it is a necessity. We have launched the Digital Malta Strategy with a determination to keep pushing frontiers and to create the right environment for digital enterprise. Events like these give us the opportunity to show case what we have achieved and where we want to be in the next years.”