Dr Michael Falzon was a general election candidate during the March 2008 general election where he gained 3,047 first preference votes in the Second District and 2,853 on the Tenth District, where he was successfully elected from both electoral districts. Michael Falzon was elected Deputy Leader for Party Affairs in May 2003, a responsability he held until June 2008.
Before this, however, Michael had served as the Election Manager of the Malta Labour Party’s Electoral Office since 1992. There he had gathered around him and led a team of dedicated persons who ensured that Labour was both professionally organised and better than the Nationalist Party in ensuring, that the electoral process during election time is fair, transparent and smooth. This professionalism has earned Michael Falzon the respect of everyone nation wide, not only within the Labour camp, but also from the Nationalist Party and the Electoral Commission.
Dr Falzon also served as the Labour Party’s international secretary between 1998 and 2003. In this capacity he improved Labour’s contacts with sister parties in Europe and the Mediterranean Region. Dr Falzon’s international work culminated in meetings with world leaders such as the UK’s Tony Blair, Italy’s Massimo D’ Alema, Martin Schulz, the President of the Party of European Socialists within the European Parliament and Australian Labour Leader and eventually Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd.
Education and Work
Dr Michael Falzon was educated at St Albert the Great College in Sliema and Valletta. He then proceeded to do his sixth form studies and joined the Bank of Valletta in 1979 as a clerk. In 1985 the Bank sponsored Michael to start reading law at the University of Malta from where he graduated as a notary in 1989 and as a lawyer in 1991. Dr Falzon also continued with his banking studies obtaining also the International qualification as an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, ACIB.
Michael Falzon is employed at the Bank of Valletta as an Executive Head within the Bank’s Legal Office.
Michael Falzon was born on November 16, 1961 to Moses and Carmela, who originally hails from Gozo. The late Moses owned a grocery store just down the road from the family home in Amery Street, Sliema where Michael would often spend lots of time reading.
Michael is married to Anna and they have two children, Martina and Nathaniel.
Apart from still enjoying reading Michael Falzon is a great enthusiast of the traditional aspects of the Maltese festa, in fact he is also the very active President of his local band club, Stella Maris in Sliema. He also takes a keen interest in anything which is connected to the Maltese identity.Print This Page