FHRD was set up to spearhead the evolution of people management and development practices as well as the human resources profession in Malta. The Foundation is an autonomous and independent body and benefits from close working relationships with all constituted bodies, employers associations and trade unions, leaders of the industry and the Government. The Foundation works in partnership with its corporate members from private and public sector organisations, the professional conglomerate of HR practitioners and service providers, and other key local players in the field of human resources management and development.
On the international scene, FHRD has a formal agreement with the School of Management and the Centre for Labour Market Studies and the School of Psychology within the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom, to act as their exclusive agent in Malta. On behalf of the University of Leicester, FHRD provides Certificate, Diploma, Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate programmes to a thriving base of candidates hailing from all walks and niches in life. Furthermore, FHRD operates closely with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), championing its well-respected achievements in the extensive fields of people management and professional development. FHRD is a member of the European Association of Personnel Management (EAPM) and the World Federation of Personnel Management Associations (WFPMA) and is the first organisation on the Maltese islands to have achieved the prestigious award of Investors in People Standard.
FHRD's Board of Directors is currently made up of:
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Michelle Fenech Seguna
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Godwin C. Micallef
FHRD's Board additionally consists of two non-voting members.The Foundation's day-to-day operations are administrated by CEO Marvin Cuschieri, Ms Ruth Zahra, Ms Elishia Fenech & Mr. Edward Briffa.
for the Statute of the Foundation for Human Resources Development.