Prof. Ian Refalo appointed MCAST President

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

Law Professor Ian Refalo has been appointed as president of the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (MCAST), the government announced in a statement.

Refalo is a professor of public law and served as dean of the Faculty of Laws at the University of Malta for several years.

He practised law for 40 years and worked in the fields of human rights, civil, commercial and administrative law. He was also the leading lawyer in a number of high-profile cases.

He worked as a lawyer at the European Court of Human Rights and the Court of Justice of the European Union.

Education Minister Owen Bonnici said that Prof. Refalo’s appointment will serve to enrich the work carried out by the college.

The government thanked outgoing president Frederick Schembri who served in the post for two years and Acting President Prof. Mark Borg.

The Malta Union of Teachers (MUT) has congratulated Prof. Refalo on his appointment.