Mr Kevin Mahoney was appointed Permanent Secretary in March 2013 and was assigned duties within the Ministry for Home Affairs and National Security. In January 2020 this Ministry was redesignated as Ministry for Home Affairs, National Security and Law Enforcement.
He joined the Public Service as an Administrative Officer in 1986 and was posted at the Electoral Office within the Office of the Prime Minister as officer in charge of the Department. In 1987 he was appointed Secretary to the Electoral Commission.
In 1989 he was posted at the Inland Revenue Department and in the same year was deployed with the Notary to Government Department as Head of Administration, Finance and Human Resources. He was appointed Assistant Court Registrar in December 1994. In July 2001 he was appointed Director and Registrar of the Civil Courts and Civil Tribunals and reconfirmed in post in 2004. In August 2007 he was appointed Director General at the Courts of Justice, which position was reconfirmed in 2011.
Mr Mahoney received his secondary education at St Joseph’s Secondary School in Paola and obtained a B.A. (Hons.) Degree in Public Administration from the University of Malta in 1985.