In a Media Release issued by the Malta High Commission in Canberra last Monday, it was announced that H.E. Mr Charles Muscat, High Commissioner Designate of Malta in Australia, has commenced his tour of duty. H.E. Mr Muscat is expected to present his credentials to H.E. Quentin Bryce, Governor General of the Commonwealth of Australia, on the 25 of September.
In another Media Release issued by the Malta High Commission in Canberra yesterday, it was announced that as from 1st October, Mr Victor Grech, will be the new Consul General of Malta in the State of Victoria, Australia.
H.E. Mr Charles Muscat has a business background in the retail industry and extensive experience in management and marketing. He is married to Victoria, nee Azzopardi, and has three children; Fiona, Oliver and Daniel.
Mr Grech has almost four decades of experience within the public sector. From 2004 to 2007, and 2008 to 2012, he served as Head of Administration at the Permanent Representation of Malta to the European Union in Brussels, Belgium. He was also Deputy Permanent Representative at the Permanent Representation of Malta to the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France. Prior to his latest apointment, Mr Grech has been occupying the position of Assistant Director in the Directorate of Financial Management, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Malta.
Mr Grech holds a diploma in Public Administration from the University of Malta, speaks Maltese, English and Italian, and has a good knowledge of French.