Pierre Mallia is Professor of Family Medicine and Patientsí Rights. He is coordinator of the Bioethics Research Programme, Chairman of the Medicine and Law Unit, and Chairman of the D.H. Health Ethics Committee. He is President of the Malta College of Family Doctors and is coordinating an Erasmus+ project on End-of-Life care in collaboration with seven other countries. He is married to Beatrix and has three children: Daniel (15), Francesca (13), and Kristina (11). He is an amateur painter/artist, stamp collector and likes Astronomy and fishing amongst other things.