Past NTM Presidents
1962 – 1974 Gwido Lanfranco (Natural History Society of Malta)
1974 – 1982 Edwin Lanfranco (Society for the Study and Conservation of Nature)
1982 – 1984 Mario Schembri (Society for the Study and Conservation of Nature)
1984 – 1986 Patrick J Schembri (Society for the Study and Conservation of Nature)
1986 – 1990 Joe Cilia (Society for the Study and Conservation of Nature)
1990 – 1999 Vincent R Attard (Society for the Study and Conservation of Nature)
1999 – Vincent R Attard (Nature Trust (Malta))
Vincent Attard became a member of the then called the Natural History Society of Malta NHSM in 1972 while studying Biology.
In 1974 he became active in the Youth Section of the SSCN and was the PRO of this section. In the same year the NGO changed its name to Society for the Study and Conservation of Nature (SSCN) in 1972
In 1979 he was copted to the SSCN Council. In the same year he was officially elected to Council and appointed Hon General Secretary – a post which he held through election till 1990.
In 1990 he was appointed President of SSCN.
After the merger between SSCN and Arbor, Verde and later Marine Life Care Group where the name was changed to the present name – Nature Trust (Malta) he was appointed Hon President.
Following the move for NTM to become a fully professional NGO, in September 2006 he left his carrer in Banking and took up the post of Executive President.
Vincent Attard is today also the Director responsible of Finances for the Mediterranean NGO Network – Mediterranean Information Office for Environment, Culture and Sustainable Development – MIO.
He has great admiration for the founder or the organisation – Mr Guido Lanfranco.
Presidents of Merged NGos
Orland Bonavia was the President of Arbor
Sarah Muscat was the President of Marine Life Care Group
Aldo Busuttil was the President of Verde