Christian Bonnici has been working at the University of Malta since October 2008. He heads the Project Support Team within the Finance Office as a deputy director. Dr Bonnici holds a PhD in Management, a Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) and a Bachelor of Accountancy (B.Accountancy.Hons) from the University of Malta. Before joining the University, he worked as an accountant and auditor both in Malta and overseas. In the initial years of his career he obtained the warrant of accountant with a practising certificate in auditing.
In his current position, Dr Bonnici oversees the management and implementation of all externally funded projects awarded to the University of Malta. He is responsible for the Project Support Team ranging from project managers, project administrators and project support officers. The Team handles project proposals submitted for funding by academics to the EU, the Government of Malta, industry and other funding agencies that promote both research and non-research activities in individual and collaborative projects.
Dr Bonnici is a fellow of the Malta Institute of Accountants (MIA), a member of the European Association of Research Managers and Administrators (EARMA) and a member of the Society of Research Administrators International (SRAI).