Gonzi, Lawrence - from Malta
Country of meeting: in the year 2009-2010
Was Prime Minister of Malta for nine years (2004-2013) while retaining the portfolio of Minister of Finance for the first four years of his tenure (2004-2008).
Dr. Gonzi also served as Speaker of the House from 1988 to 1996, Minister of Social Policy from 1998 to 2004, as well as Deputy Prime Minister from 1999 to 2004. In Parliament, he was both Leader of the House and Leader of the Opposition.
Having studied at the University of Malta, Lawrence Gonzi practised law with a private firm, the Mizzi Organisation, where he served as Group Chairman between 1989 and 1997. Throughout his legal career he specialised in commercial law, maritime law, and employment and industrial relations.
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