Director's Office

The Plant Protection Directorate falls under the Ministry for the Environment, Sustainable Development and Climate Change (MESDC) and is administered by Mr Sharlo Camilleri as Director. Mr Sharlo Camilleri holds a Diploma in Agriculture, a B.Sc. (Hons.) in Geography and an M.Sc. in Environmental Management and Planning.  Mr Camilleri has been employed with the Ministry since 1997. His first employment with the Ministry was within the Agriculture Services Laboratories until 2006 when he was deployed with the Paying Agency to head the Control Unit.  He eventually occupied the position of Head Paying Agency with effect from 2013.   Mr Camilleri has been appointed Director of Plant Protection in December 2014.​