Graduated in European Union Politics and Law, Cyrus Engerer became a Member of European Parliament in 2020 whereby he sits as a full member on the Committee for Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) and on the Special Committee Beating Cancer.
He sits on the Environment and Health Committee, Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee and the Committee on Constitutional Matters at the European Parliament.
During the first six months of his role as a Maltese Member of European Parliament, Engerer became the co-chair of the Mental Health Coalition. He is a leading activist when it comes to mental health in general both in Malta and across the EU. He has been a pioneer in drafting the Maltese Cannabis legislation and is also the first Maltese politician to bring forth ideas related to psychedelics for mental health.
Following a lengthy career in politics, which included posts such as the Personal Representative of the Maltese Prime Minister to the European Institutions responsible for the European Parliament. During the Maltese Presidency of the European Union, Engerer was the President of the General Affairs Committee and negotiator for the Council of Ministers with the European Parliament. Most recently before he got elected to the European Parliament he worked as an advisor to the Maltese Minister for the Environment, Climate Change and Planning.