Dr Kevin Gatt

Dr Kevin Gatt

Dr Kevin Gatt


Senior Lecturer

Room 215
Built Environment Building
University of Malta
  +356 2340 2869
Dr. Kevin Gatt read for the undergraduate degree in Architecture and Civil Engineering at the University of Malta after which he read for his postgraduate degree in Hydrology for Environmental Management at Imperial College (MSc) and later for a postgraduate degree Business Administration at the University of Malta (MBA). Dr Gatt also read for his Ph.D degree focusing on the issue of water governance. Kevin is responsible for lecturing in water resources and waste management as well as sustainable development within the Faculty for the Built Environment. He has also designed and coordinates the Master of Science Degree in Sustainable Infrastructure lecturing in Sustainable Development, Governance, Assessment and Indicators, Climate Change, Water and Waste.

Kevin also has an extensive career in the public administration having been involved in a number of national plans and reforms. He currently chairs the Strategic Environmental Assessment Focal Point Board. He is also a Trustee of the Chartered Institute of Water and Environmental Management in the UK.

Kevin's research interests focus on water resources and their governance, waste management and sustainable development.
  • Water resources
  • Hydrology (Water science)
  • Waste management
  • Sustainable development
  • Climate change
  • Governance
  • Policy development

Gatt, K. 2016, "Youths' Economic and Regulatory Traits in Water Resources as a Precursor for Good Water Governance", International Journal of Information Systems and Social Change, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 31.

Gatt, K. 2015, "Understanding Population Knowledge and Attitudes of Maltese Society for Improved Water Governance", International Journal of Sustainable Society, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 370.

Gatt, K. & Schranz, C. 2015, "Retrofitting a 3 star hotel as a basis for piloting water minimization interventions in the hospitality sector", International Journal of Hospitality Management, vol. 50, pp. 115.

Gatt, K. & Farrugia, E.S. 2012, "Promoting the Reuse of Stormwater Runoff in the Maltese Islands", Urban Water Journal, vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 1.

Gatt, S. & Gatt, K. 2007, "Skills Developed by Volunteers in the FAIR trade sector: A Maltese Case Study", Journal for Perspectives of Economic Political and Social Integration, vol. 13, no. 1-2, pp. 315.

Butler, D. & Gatt, K. 1996, "Synthesising Dry Weather Flow Input Hydrographs: A Maltese Case Study", Water Science & Technology, vol. 34, no. 3-4, pp. 55.

Butler, D., Friedler, E. & Gatt, K. 1995, "Characterising the Quality and Quantity of Domestic Wastewater Inflow", Water Science & Technology, vol. 31, no. 7, pp. 13.

  • CVE5009 - Final Project
  • SPI0722 - Basic Sustainability and Resilience in Practice
  • SPI2731 - Hydrology and Water Resources
  • SPI3731 - Civil Engineering Hydraulics
  • SPI3734 - Water Resources and Waste Management
  • SPI4721 - Advanced Sustainability and Resilience in Practice
  • SPI5761 - Sustainable Resource Management 1
  • SPI5762 - Sustainable Resource Management 2