Owen Bonnici

Owen Bonnici (born 24 May 1980) is a Maltese politician who was the Minister for Education & Employment from 15 January 2020 to November 2020 and currently serving in the new created portfolio Ministry for Research, Innovation and the Coordination of the Post-COVID-19 Strategy appointed in November 2020.[1][2]


Owen Bonnici

Minister for Education & Employment
In office
15 January 2020  23 November 2020
Prime MinisterRobert Abela
Preceded byEvarist Bartolo
Succeeded byJustyne Caruana
Minister for Justice, Culture and Local Government
In office
13 March 2013  13 January 2020
Prime MinisterJoseph Muscat
Preceded byChris Said
Responsible for Justice
Succeeded byEdward Zammit Lewis
Responsible for Justice, Equality & Governance
Ministry for Research, Innovation and the Coordination of the Post-COVID-19 Strategy
Assumed office
23 November 2020
Preceded bynew created portfolio
Personal details
Born (1980-05-24) 24 May 1980 (age 41)
Zejtun, Malta
Political partyPartit Laburista

Following the March 2013 General Elections, he was appointed as Parliamentary Secretary for Justice.[3] After a cabinet reshuffle he was made Minister of Justice, Culture and Local Government in March 2014.[4]