Contact

Address:

European Commission

Rue de la Loi / Wetstraat 200

1049 1049 Brussels

Belgium

Press contact

Media enquiries should be directed to the European Commission press service.

Responsibilities

  • Protecting our environment while maintaining Europe's competitiveness.
  • Harnessing the potential of our land and seas to create sustainable jobs that preserve our natural resources.
  • Implementing the new Common Fisheries Policy.
  • Leading the task, with our global partners, of defining the management and governance of our planet’s oceans.

Karmenu Vella is part of the following Project Teams:

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European Parliament hearings

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Team

Karmenu Vella's team supports him in his daily work.
Team page

Agenda

Appointments and meetings

Tue 23 May

Agenda

Participates in the Informal Meeting of Agriculture Ministers in Malta.

With: Karmenu Vella
Wed 24 May

Agenda

Receives Mr Stéphane Dion, Former Minister for Foreign Affairs of Canada, in Brussels.

With: Karmenu Vella

Biography

Maltese nationality. Married with two children.

European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
  • 2014-present
Minister for Tourism and Aviation
  • 2013-2014
Chairman of the Orange Travel Group
  • 2010-2013
Group Coordinator for the Labour Party Parliamentary Group
  • 2008-13
Executive Chairman of Corinthia's Mediterranean Construction Co
  • 2008-10
Executive Chairman of Corinthia Hotels International
  • 2001-07
Master's degree in Tourism Management
  • 2000
Tourism Minister
  • 1996-98
Industry Minister
  • 1984-87
Minister for Public Works
  • 1981-83
Member of the Maltese Parliament
  • 1976-2014
Architect, Director in various companies
  • 1973-81
Bachelor's degree in Architecture and Civil Engineering
  • 1973