Mr Anthony Gatt was appointed Permanent Secretary at the Ministry for Competitiveness and Digital, Maritime and Services Economy in May 2016. In June 2017 he was appointed Permanent Secretary at the Ministry for Energy and Water Management. In November 2020 this Ministry was redesignated as Ministry for Energy, Enterprise and Sustainable Development. Following the general election of 2022, Mr Gatt was appointed Permanent Secretary at the Ministry for Tourism which in January 2024 was redesignated to the Ministry for Tourism and Public Cleanliness.
He graduated with BSc in Human Resources Management from the University of Leicester and Masters in Business Administration from the University of Malta. Mr Gatt is currently reading for a Doctorate in Business Administration.
Mr Gatt has had a long career within the Public Service. He has worked in various Ministries and Departments, including the Ministry for Infrastructure, Transport and Communications and the Department of Contracts. In 2015 he was appointed Director for Corporate Services within the Ministry for European Affairs and Implementation of the Electoral Manifesto, led by the Deputy Prime Minister. Over the years as a public officer, Mr Gatt has represented Malta at various meetings organised by the European Union.
Mr Gatt is married to Nadia and together with their son Matteo, they live in Mosta.