Hon. Chris Fearne

Christopher Fearne

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health, Malta

In July 2017, Hon. Christopher (Chris) Fearne was elected as Deputy Leader for Parliamentary Affairs of the Labour Party of Malta. Following his election, Hon. Fearne was sworn in as Deputy Prime Minister of Malta. In April 2016, after holding the position of Parliamentary Secretary for Health since April 2014, he was appointed Minister for Health. Prior to this, Hon. Fearne worked as Consultant Paediatric Surgeon and Clinical Chairman at Mater Dei Hospital. He is a Member of Parliament for the ruling Labour Party and was Chairman of the Foreign and European Affairs Committee at the Maltese House of Representatives. Hon. Fearne received his formal education at St Aloysius College and the University of Malta. After graduating in Medicine and Surgery in 1987, he became a Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.