Dr Ian Borg was appointed Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Capital Projects in June 2017 after a successful legislature as Parliamentary Secretary for the EU Presidency 2017 and EU Funds, during which Malta recorded a 100% EU Funds absorption rate.
His current role encompasses a wide portfolio: Infrastructure, Transport, Capital Projects, Planning and the Property Market. Minister Borg is working proactively to deliver innovative projects and major reforms which will ensure that the country can benefit from sustainable development, a revolution in infrastructure, and an efficient transport system. He has taken a leading role even in sea and air transport, continuously aiming for higher targets in both the maritime and aviation industries.
His political career started in 2005 with his election as Mayor of Dingli, reaffirmed in 2008 and 2012.
Dr Borg graduated as a Doctor of Laws from the University of Malta in 2012.