St John Corps is an affiliate member of the International Maritime Rescue Federation.
The Order of St John is a royal order of chivalry of the British Crown. Previously styled as the Order of St John “in the British Realm”, the Order and its foundations were spread throughout the British Empire.
The patron of St John in Malta was therefore the Governor, as the Crown’s direct representative to the Island, and later the Governor-General. Malta adopted a republican constitution in 1974, and thereafter, the Governor-General’s successor accepted to retain the patronage of St John Ambulance in Malta.
Her Excellency the President of the Republic of Malta is the Patron of the St John Ambulance Malta GC.
The Corps may request distinguished persons to become patrons of the Corps after consulting the National Head Quarters in Valletta.
The Corps Commander may from time to time nominate persons who have contributed significantly to the Corps, or who have distinguished themselves in humanitarian and voluntary enterprises in furtherance of the Corps’ noble and chivalric aims, as honorary officers of the Corps.
Honorary offices of the Corps are distinct from the class of honorary membership of St John Ambulance.
Patron St John Association – Malta
Her Excellency, Marie Louise Coleiro Preca, KUOM, President of Malta
Commander St John Association – Malta
Colonel Mark Mallia, AFM
Corps Senior Officers
Commissioner (Rescue) & Corps Commander
Andrew Grech, OStJ, BSc, M.B.A.(e-Business), St.JRC.
Christopher Borg Cardona, OStJ, St.JRC.
Andrew Pizzuto, OStJ, DipCII, St.JRC.
James Cilia, SBStJ, B.Ed (Hons), M.Ed, St.JRC.
Senior Superintendent (Fort Commandant)
David L. Christie, SBStJ, St.JRC.
Commissioners & Corps Commanders
OStJ, BSc, M.B.A.(e-Business), St.JRC.
2006 – 2015
Captain the Chevalier Reuben Lanfranco
CStJ, OLJ, KJ, BA(Crim), M Jur.(Int. Law), LL M (IMLI), Dip. Mar. Sur., AFRINA,
FIFireE, MCILT, AFRIN, FNI, FIIMS, MIM, AFM (Retd), St.JRC.
1986 – 2005
The Most Illustrious and Noble Marquis Anthony Buttigieg de Piro dei’ Marchesi de Piro
KStJ, ERK, GCLJ(J), KMLJ, FIoD, MIM, St.JRC.
Raymond Bugeja CStJ, FCCA, MSI FIoD
His Excellency Dr D. Alfonso de Ceballos-Escalera y Gila, Marqués de la Floresta
His Excellency Alfredo Escudero y Díaz-Madroñero, Marquis of Gori
Bill Evans (ACFO – Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service)
The Noble Pier Felice degli Uberti, Count of Cavaglià
Paul Gibson (Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service)
Barbara Harrison (FWD Freight Services Ltd, UK)
John McDonough (Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service)
Tony McGuirk CBE, QFSM, OstJ, MSc, FIFireE, FIIRSM (Ex-CFO – Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service)
Capt. DM Salvatore Olivari de la Moneda
Tom Sefton MBE, OStJ (Formerly Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service)
Duncan P J Stafford (St John Ambulance)
Jane Stafford (St John Ambulance)
Carmel Vella Brincat
Ian Voce (Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service)