Mr. Joseph Cole has been appointed as Honorary President of the Stars and Stripes Malta. The certificate of Honorary President was presented to Ambassador Cole by Mr John Mizzi, SASM Member in September. The ceremony was held at the Embassy of Malta in Washington DC.
Mr. Cole, who has been working in the Foreign Ministry for a number of years and his recent appointments included – Director for Global Affairs, Director General for European and Economic Affairs, Chairman of the Sanctions Monitoring Board and now Malta’s Ambassador to the United States of America. Throughout his career he covered matters concerning multilateral and bilateral diplomacy. He was Malta’s Consul General in New South Wales,Australia, between 1983 and 1985 and Deputy High Commissioner in the United Kingdom between 1998 and 2001.
Ambassador Cole is married to Bernadette Cole nee’ Bunce and has one daughter named Christine.