Noel is a warranted social worker and possesses a master’s degree in addiction studies. He has been working in the social field for the last 31 years, where his area of specialization is addiction therapy and rehabilitation, and the social realities surrounding this phenomenon. Noel is the OASI Foundation Chief Executive, a post he has been holding since 2018. He is also the chairperson of the Anti-Poverty Forum Malta (APF) since 2019. He represents the APF-affiliated NGOs on the European Anti-Poverty Network Ex-Co.
Noel will be leading the discussion on Homelessness and Poverty during the themed discussion session.