Ambassador Olaph Terribile is currently Chief of staff of the office of the President. He has served as the personal secretary to the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Malta and as Director of Protocol and Consular Services at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Malta for a number of years.
In his 35-year diplomatic career, he served at various missions overseas including Beijing (the People's Republic of China), Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), London (United Kingdom) and as Malta's Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other International Organisations in Geneva.
Since 2004, Mr. Terribile has been a regular lecturer at Diplo Foundation where he lectures on protocol procedures including practical exercises on etiquette. He is also a visiting academic member of staff at the University of Malta where he gives lectures in diplomacy.
Mr.Terribile holds an MA in Chinese literature from the University of Hebei in the People’s Republic of China.