Bachelor in English, Maltese, History, Lyceum and the University Malta. Degree in Law, Lyceum and the University Malta. Magister Iuris degree in European law, 1995.
Private practice attorney in civil, commercial and industrial law, Malta. Legal consultant General Workers' Union, Malta. Legal advisor Medical Association Malta.
Deputy leader in charge of party affairs Malta Labor Party, 1992. Legal consultant Office of Prime Minister, Malta. President Republic of Malta, since 2009.
Member Electoral Commission, Malta, 1987. Director Central Bank Malta. Executive director Bank of Valletta plc.
Member Malta European Union Steering and Action Committee, Labor Party representative.
Arbitrator Court Arbitration for Sport, Lausanne, Switzerland. Campaign chairman Solidarity Through Sports in Aid Philanthropic Institutions. Vice president Malta Football Association, president, 1982—1992.
Treasurer Qormi Football Club, president.
Married Margaret Cauchi. Children: Robert, Maria.