Dr. John Ebejer is an architect urban planner with a special interest in tourism. He has over twenty five years experience in both the public and private sector. He was involved in numerous planning projects including the Tourism Master Plan(1990), the Structure Plan for the Maltese Islands (1992), various local plans, action plans and development briefs.
From 2000 to 2011, he was consultant to public sector agencies on public projects and on tourism product development. He identified project proposals and coordinated numerous projects, the more important being; - beach replenishment project at St. George's Bay - countryside walks for Malta and Gozo - the National Aquarium at Qawra - Pembroke Gardens, - Fort St. Elmo Heritage Experience - Museum and Ramparts Walk.
For several projects, Dr. Ebejer also coordinated the application for European Regional Development Funds. He was also active in architectural design work particularly at the concept stage where initial ideas were developed and translated into viable projects. The projects were diverse and included residential, commercial and tourist developments.
Acting as consultant to the relevant ministry, he drafted several pieces of legislation in the sectors of urban planning, environment, building regulations and professional warranting. He was a member of the Development Control Commission (MEPA: 2002-2004); Chairman and CEO of the Building Industry Consultative Council (2008 -10).
Dr. Ebejer was educated at the University of Malta, University of Sheffield and the University of Westminster from where he holds a PhD.