Ms Tanya Borg Cardona - Chairperson of the Broadcasting Authority
Ms Tanya Borg Cardona received her education at St. Joseph’s Convent, Sliema. Following a commercial course at the Maria Assumpta Sec. Tech. School, Hamrun and a Secretarial course at The Pitman Secretarial College, Sliema she started her career as a Secretary to the Chairman of Malta Coins Distribution Centre at the Central Bank of Malta. She also worked for the Sovereign Military Order of Malta in Malta and Rome till April 1973. On her return to Malta she was appointed as personal assistant to the Chairman of a local import trading company with overall responsibility in administration, sales, finance and customs documentation. In October 1986 she started a Diploma course in Social Studies at the CTS. A year later started a Diploma Course in Interior Design from Rhodec International Designing and a Diploma course in Interior Decorating/Design at the Arts & Design Centre, Valletta – completing all these three courses in 1989. For four consecutive years, between 1989 and 1993, she held the post of PRO with the Offshore Libyan Trading Company, a subsidiary of LAFICO, after which she studied Practical Philosophy and did her second Diploma in Interior Designing with Rhodec International Designing College. By 2000 she was a well established freelance Interior Designer.
In October 2000 Ms Tanya Borg Cardona went for a Diploma course in Diplomatic Studies at the University of Malta and by October 2001 she was a Board Member of the ‘IVA’ (Yes to Europe) Committee. In January 2005 she was appointed Project Consultant for the EQUAL “Headstart” project which won 3 awards in Europe, and in February 2010 she was appointed as Board member for the restructuring of the Vincenzo Bugeja Institutes (Fejda and Jean-Antide). Starting in 2011 she was appointed Board Member of the Housing Authority; of the ‘Worker of the Year’ Award; Chairperson of the Investigative Board within the Housing Authority; Chairperson of “Nirranġa d-Dar tiegħi”; and has been a Consultant and Motivational Trainer in Image, Style and Etiquette, and in Social & Life skills. From October 2014 to January 2016 she was the Chairperson of the Children’s Fund.