Helena Dalli is the European Commissioner for Equality.
Helena Dalli is the first EU Commissioner for Equality who has been entrusted by President von der Leyen to deliver on the Union of Equality chapter, by strengthening Europe’s commitment to equality and inclusion.
Dr. Dalli has held various political roles in Malta, including Member of Parliament (1996 to 2019), Minister for European Affairs and Equality (2017 to 2019), and Minister for Social Dialogue, Consumer Affairs and Civil Liberties (2013-2017). Her portfolio as a minister included the areas of European affairs, equality, human rights, migrant integration, industrial relations, social dialogue, and occupational health and safety. Commissioner Dalli holds a PhD in Political Sociology from the University of Nottingham, and has lectured at the University of Malta.