Commissioner for Health

Charles Messina, Commissioner for Health (2012 – )

Charles Messina

Charles Messina was born in Hamrun on 5 September 1940.  He studied at the Hamrun Primary School and later at the Lyceum.  He joined the Civil Service in 1957, serving in various posts at the Department of Health and St Luke’s Hospital.

Mr Messina followed a Council of Europe Fellowship at the University of Leeds, UK, on Health Services at the UK. Later, he followed a Senior Management Development Programme comprising Postgraduate Training in Hospital Management (International) from the University of Birmingham UK.

In 1993, was awarded ‘Medalja għal Qadi tar-Repubblika’.

After retiring from the Civil Service on 31 December 2008, he continued to offer his services in voluntary work.

On 1 August 2012 he was appointed Commissioner for Health at the Office of the Ombudsman by unanimous resolution.

He is married to Tessie nee Mallia and they have two daughters.

Contact Information       Email: ch@ombudsman.org.mt
Tel: +356 2248 3212