The Commissioner for Children is Ms Pauline Miceli who was appointed on the 5th of January 2016 for a period of three years. The Commissioner for Children strives to safeguard the best interests of all children living in Malta and Gozo.
Pauline Miceli is an educator by profession and has worked both as teacher and administrator at secondary and post-secondary levels for many years. She occupied the post of Head of Giovanni Curmi Higher Secondary School before her retirement. She holds a degree in Youth and Community Studies and has worked in the voluntary sector for youth and children in care.
She was involved in educational broadcasting for children and adults as producer and presenter of radio and television programmes for a number of years. Ms Miceli published a number of books for children and a study based on Women’s life stories. In the past she contributed regularly to a local newspaper.
Ms Miceli was elected to serve in the Naxxar Local Council for 12 years before resigning to take office as the Commissioner for Children in January 2016. Her duties in the Council included educational services in the community and the local library.
She is the grandmother of two young children.