Mrs Antoinette Caruana, MSc (Trg & Dev), BA (Hons), FCIPD, is Group HR Manager of the Farsons Group and a member of the Group Executive Board. She has specialized in change management, HRM and has also been actively involved in local industrial relations. She has held a number of positions in the private sector including the posts of Chief HR Officer of Lufthansa Technik Malta and General Manager HR of the Brandstaetter Group.
She was Chief Executive of the newly incorporated government agency, Heritage Malta between 2003 and 2006. Antoinette has consulted with various local organizations and lectured at the Faculty of Economics, Management and Accountancy, University of Malta. She served as director of the Central Bank of Malta between 2008 and 2013, and serves as employers' representative on the Industrial tribunal, was a trustee of the Richmond Foundation and a director of the Foundation for Human Resources Development.
She was also chairperson of the Malta Professional and Vocational Qualifications Awards Council, director of the Employment·and Training Corporation, and served as a core member of the Malta-EU Steering & Action Committee. In 2013, she was appointed Chairperson of the Conciliatory Structure within the Public Service and in 2014, External Expert (HR & Skills Dev Strategy) as part of the public sector change programme. She has addressed and presented papers for international as well as national conferences and contributed to local journals and publications.