Mr Karl Vella

Academic Qualifications

Master of Arts in Youth Ministry – Universita’ Pontificia Salesiana, Rome.


Mr Karl Vella’s professional experience is at the intersection between Education, Youth Ministry and Human Resources Management, having spent years accompanying and teaching young people in various formal and informal educational contexts and in the role of Learning and Development Manager in one of Malta’s 5-star-hotel chains.

He has read for a Bachelor of Commerce in Malta, a Bachelor of Philosophy in Padua and a Bachelor of Theology in Paris. Consequently, he read for a Master in Pastoral Theology: Youth Ministry at the Università Pontificia Salesiana in Rome, particularly exploring how youth pastoral work can integrate the bodily aspect and not merely address the intellectual faculties of young people.

During the last ten years Mr Karl Vella, a warranted youth worker, accompanied young people as Vice-Chaplain at La Sapienza University in Rome. He was a senior youth worker at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ and lectured Marketing and Economics at St. Martin’s Sixth Form College. He is currently a senior lecturer at Institute of Business Management and Commerce within MCAST.