Commissioner for Environment and Planning

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Perit David Pace, Commissioner for Environment and Planning (2012 – )

Perit David Pace was born in Sliema on 2 May 1946.  He studied at the Lyceum and at the University of Malta where he graduated B.Arch., A.&C.E. in 1971.

He set up his own practice dealing mainly with litigation as court-appointed expert, as well as arbitration, where he was appointed on the first panel of arbitrators to be set up on the introduction of the arbitration system in Malta.  He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators of London.

Perit Pace served on the Council of the Kamra tal-Periti (KTP) and was elected president for three terms.  As KTP Representative he has held posts on many committees and boards, including the Building Industry Consultative Committee (BICC), the Periti Warranting Board and the KTP Ethics Sub-Committee.

He served as KTP delegate on its international affiliated bodies, namely the Commonwealth Architects Association, where he held the post of Vice-President (Europe), the International Union of Architects, the Architects Council of Europe and the Union of Mediterranean Architects, where he served as its Secretary-General for two terms.

He served as a member of the Development Control Committee and was appointed as Chairperson to two MEPA Committees dealing with policy reform.

During the process of Malta’s accession to the EU he was KTP delegate on the Committee advising on the accession process and subsequently on the transposition of EU Directives in relation to the profession.

Perit Pace has also served as a member on various local and international juries appointed to adjudicate architectural competitions.

He is married to Janika nee Coleiro and they have a daughter Michelle, who is married to Karl Micallef and a son David, who is married to Vibeke nee Ellul Sullivan.

Contact Information       Email: cep@ombudsman.org.mt
Tel: +356 2248 3219