Mr George Borg has had a long career in education. He started his career as a teacher in primary schools and special education. Mr Borg has held various posts and positions in the Ministry of Education, from a teaching position to Director General (Education Services).
During his career, he has been a member of various official boards both locally and internationally. Currently, Mr Borg is also a board member of the Commonwealth Centre for Connected Learning (3CL) Foundation, Chairperson of the Inter-Ministerial Inter-Professional Board for Disability Services (IIPBD), and a member of the Independent Community Living Board.
He also holds an advisory role to the Commissioner for the Rights of Persons with Disability at the Ministry for Inclusion and Social Wellbeing.
In 2003, Mr Borg received the Worker of the Year Award for his significant work in the field of educating students with disabilities.
Ms Amanda Grech has extensive experience in the field of social welfare. She started her career as an undergraduate at Agenzija Appoġġ, back then known as Social Welfare Development Unit and subsequently as a psychology graduate focusing on community services. Since then, Ms. Amanda Grech held various roles within the Foundation including that of a Clinical Supervisor and Trainer where she worked with various managements and professionals.
She has served on a number of national boards and also as a consultant for the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Health with regards to the issue of the age of sexual consent. As a professional she specialises in Humanistic-Existential Psychotherapies, and has a special interest in Child Psychotherapy and Grief and Loss.
Stephen attended the Floriana Primary School and then went to the Archbishop's Seminary for his secondary education. Following his post-secondary studies, he was employed by the Central Bank of Malta in 1983, where he remains employed till today. In August 2017, Mr Rizzo was seconded with the Ministry for Social Justice and Solidarity, the Family and Children's Rights, where he currently occupies the role of Ministry Liaison Officer, with his main duties being the strengthening of relationships with the voluntary organisatons working in the social field and the negotiations of Public Social Partnership agreements with the same VOs.
Mr Rizzo has been a member of the FSWS' Board from September 2017 and he truly believes that together with the other board members they are doing their best to empower the Foundation in making the necessary positive changes in the social sector.
Mr Gerada is a mediator engaged particularly in workplace mediation and serves as a Chairperson on the Industrial Tribunal while consults for private organisations in change management and human resource development. He has senior management experience for over 30 years in both the private and public sectors including the role of CEO of the FSWS.
He is trained in Leadership at Cranfield College UK and in Strategic Management at the School of Management University of Singapore. Joe Gerada holds a Master degree in Mediation from the Institute Universitaire Kurt Bosch (Suisse) and a diploma in Applied Social Studies from the University of Malta.