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Valletta VLT 1116 

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The Permanent Secretary

Permanent Secretary:  Mr Ronald Mizzi
  Permanent Secretary
Mr Ronald Mizzi was born on 3rd July 1982 and hails from the town of Zabbar. He joined the Maltese Public Service in 2004 as an Economics Officer with the Rural Development Department, and in 2006, he began an assignment as Research Analyst within the Forum Malta fl-Ewropa which lasted until 2008. He then worked as Projects Manager and later as Senior Manager within Malta’s Managing Authority for EU funding wherein he successfully managed and executed a number of critical EU-funded projects under the 2004-2006 and 2007-2013 funding programmes, including the successful closure of the first programme.
He served the Managing Authority until 2013 when he was selected for the post of Director EU Affairs and Programme Implementation within the then Ministry for Energy and the Conservation of Water.
Mr Mizzi was appointed Permanent Secretary of the Ministry for Energy and Health (Energy) in April 2014 and he later served as Permanent Secretary within the Office of the Prime Minister with a portfolio including energy, water and public-private initiatives. He was notably instrumental in leading the energy reforms which took place in this period including the successful State Aid negotiations with the European Commission on the new Delimara Energy Project.
In 2017, Mr Mizzi was appointed Permanent Secretary in the Ministry for Tourism with a portfolio which includes aviation and Air Malta, tourism and related studies, external transport, the film industry and Public Private Partnerships.
Mr Mizzi has a Masters Degree in European Studies and a first Degree in International Relations.