Director (Human Resources)


Ms Ingrid Cohen
Deputy Director (Human Resources)

Ms Cohen joined MCAST on 12th September 2022 as Deputy Director (Human Resources). Before joining MCAST, Ms Cohen spent over a decade working within various departments across the Maltese public service. For six and a half years, she worked within the People and Standards Division, first in the role of Manager II (Human Resources) and later she was promoted to Senior Manager (Compliance). During such period, Ms Cohen was in charge of centralised procedures, such as, redeployments, secondments and extensions of service beyond retirement age of public sector employees. Besides, she was also involved in decentralized resourcing procedures related to Directives 7.3 and 12.

During such period, Ms Cohen was also in charge of spearheading the first compliance checks related to internal and external resourcing processes within the public sector entities. Additionally, prior to joining the People and Standards Division, Ms Cohen worked within the Department for Information, in the function of Principal and as Office Support Manager. During this period, she conducted various duties related to the general administration of the department, including recruitment, procurement, and up keeping of the department’s entire registry. Also, she performed other duties related to the department’s operations, namely, issuing of government’s press releases to the general media and participating during local and international media events, such as budget day, state visits like EU Africa Summit, CHOGM and elections.

Earlier in her career, Ms Cohen spent a number of years working in the educational sector within the
private sector and within the public service. During this period, she occupied various roles
mainly related to teaching and learning.

Ms Cohen’s career is complimented by years of academic studies, whereby she attained several qualifications from local and foreign educational institutions. One of her latest academic accomplishments includes her attainment of the Masters of Science in Leadership and Organisational Behaviour awarded by the Dublin City University

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