Mr Stephen Vella
Stephen Vella was educated at Savio College, Stella Maris College, the University of Malta and Falkirk College of Arts in Scotland. He furthered his studies at Henley School of Management, where he obtained his MBA.
Stephen Vella started his teaching career at Salvatore Dimech School for Craftsmen in 1993, where he taught Graphic Design and Photography. He taught Graphic Design until he was promoted as Deputy Director of the same Institute in 2003. In 2008, Stephen Vella was appointed Director of the MCAST Institute for the Creative Arts.
Through his vision and dedication to vocational education, the student population of the Institute had grown exponentially, giving him the opportunity to create and establish new courses. This opportunity spearheaded the launch of new Higher Diplomas, new Degree courses in Fine Art, Interactive Media, Photography and Media.
In 2015, he was assigned the headship of the Technical College at MCAST. In March 2017, he was appointed as General Manager at MCAST Gateway to Industry, the commercial arm of MCAST. During the past four years, Stephen Vella was very active in promoting MCAST and its brand beyond our shores. He attended various high key international fairs and conventions to attract students to further their studies at MCAST.
Stephen Vella has been directly involved in many European-funded projects and has also represented MCAST and Malta in various international conferences and seminars dealing with vocation education. Stephen Vella has acquired experience at various levels within the MCAST structure during the past twenty years. He has worked both in an institute as well as in a corporate function.
- Capital Projects
- European Projects
- Media and Communications
- Community activities/MCAST Summer Nights/Teens Club
- Marketing/MG2i Awards
- Commercialization of spaces
- Office of the European and International Relations