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Oliver Scicluna

Chief Executive Officer, Agenzija Sapport, Malta



Mr. Oliver Scicluna, CEO of Aġenzija Sapport, holds degrees in informatics, youth studies, and public administration. He has extensive experience leading voluntary organisations, including the Disabled People Organisation, Breaking Limits, which spearheaded self-advocacy in Malta. Mr. Scicluna has served as Commissioner for the Rights of Persons with Disability. In this role, he actively encouraged more individuals with disabilities to join him in shaping policies and initiatives. A core tenet of his advocacy is not only advocating for the rights of persons with disabilities but also ensuring their active participation in leadership roles.

Mr Scicluna also held positions on various Boards across different entities such as Transport Malta, Valletta18, National Commission for the Promotion of Equality, Jobs+, Malta Community Chest Fund, the Foundation for Information Technology Accessibility, and Public Broadcasting Services, with a steadfast commitment to advocating for the rights of persons with disabilities.

Additionally, Mr. Scicluna was co-opted into the Maltese Parliament, serving as an MP from 2021 to 2022, during which time he contributed to the advancement of several legislative initiatives. He has also presided over the Parliament International and European Affairs Committee.

Over the years, Mr. Scicluna has played a pivotal role in the development of key policies and legislation concerning disability rights in Malta. This includes his involvement in crafting the first national policy for the rights of persons with disabilities, shaping the national strategy for the rights of persons with disabilities (2021-2030), amending the Equal Opportunities Act, enacting the Blue Badge legislation, passing the Maltese Sign Language Act, implementing the Autism (Empowerment) Act, establishing Access for All standards in the built environment, founding the Malta Business Disability Forum, and most recently, spearheading the Personal Budget and Personal Assistant reform.




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