Erich Vassallo graduated as a staff nurse in 1996 from the Institute of Health Care, University of Malta. He started working as a nurse in St Luke’s Hospital where he formed part of a team in an acute medical ward specialized in respiratory and cardiology medicine for nineteen years. In the meantime, he took part in the delicate project of migration from St Luke’s Hospital to the newly built Mater Dei Hospital. For the last five years Erich was part of the managerial team in the ward when he was promoted to Deputy Charge Nurse. While serving his duties in Mater Dei Hospital in the final three years Erich was leading a team of specialized nurses in a Medical Assessment Unit. Erich is currently reading for a Masters Degree in Health Care Management and Leadership. With Smart Care Malta Erich has the responsibility of Head of Home at Dar Pinto.