Andrè Zammit

Andrè Zammit was born in Gozo in 1930 and after studying at the Gozo Seminary and St Aloysius College matriculated in June 1945. At University he graduated in Science in 1949 and in Engineering and Architecture in 1952 winning the  Travelling Scholarship. He studied in London becoming a Member of the Institution of Municipal Engineers (1954) of the Institution of Highway Engineers (1958) a U.K. Chartered Engineer (1968) and  a Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (1984). In 1958 he won another scholarship at the Milan Politecnico where he was awarded a post-graduate diploma in Highway and Traffic Engineering. In 1971-72 he was Chairman of the Malta Joint Group of the Council of Engineering Institutions. 

Between 1952 and 1965 he worked for the Public Works Department where he was responsible for the first flyovers and the network of bypasses and arterial roads. He represented Malta in various Conferences connected with Planning, Roads and Traffic. In private practice he held a wide spectrum of consultancies.

Between 1948 and 1987 he was part-time Senior Lecturer at the University where he covered Highway Engineering, Town Planning, Housing, Valuations and other topics. He has given a number of public lectures and published close to a hundred articles in various papers, including the prestigious professional journal Ekistics.

Since his retirement he has published a book of memoirs “I Remember” (PEG 2007) an account of a private archive “Our Architects” (PEG 2009) and a biography of his uncle “Sir Luigi Camilleri” (BDL 2010). In 2013 he published “I Forgot” (sequel to “I Remember”).