Wednesday, 25th April 2018

switzerland

Honorary Consul General

Ms Annabelle Bonello
6, Zachary Street, Valletta, VLT 1131

Tel: 21244159
Fax: 21237750

Email: [email protected]

Activities:

Handling trade/general enquiries both from Switzerland and Malta.
Recommending appropriate contacts to enquiries for addresses of Government departments, legal assistance etc. etc.
Processing Visa applications (forwarded to Embassy in Rome).
Assisting Swiss nationals resident in Malta with processing renewals of passports, identity cards and any other requirements.
Assisting Swiss visitors to Malta who find themselves in difficulties especially with lost or stolen documents.


Short CV

Born in London 12th June 1948
Primary Education St. Benedict’s School, Ealing, London.
Secondary and Tertiary Education St. Edwards College, Malta.

Joined family firm of Edwards, Lowell Co. Ltd. in 1965.  Company dealing mainly in foodstuffs , textiles and Rolex watches.  Also General Sales Agents (GSA) for SWISSAIR since 1961.

Appointed Honorary Consul for Switzerland in June 1972 (aged 24), taking over from his father who had been representing Switzerland since 1937 and had reached retiring age.

Took over family firm during the 70’s concentrating on and expanding  the Swiss watch business as well as the Swissair agency which resulted in direct flights for the first time to Malta in 1986.  Today the Company is dealing primarily in the higher end Swiss watch and jewellery business.

Appointed Honorary Consul General in July 2003.

Married to Isabelle  in April 1974.  Two children – Annabelle born 1975 and Malcolm Robert born 1977.