Perit Grech has graduated with Honours in Architecture and Civil Engineering from the University of Malta and then proceeded to read for a Masters’ Degree in Water Resources Technology at the Civil Engineering Department of the University of Birmingham, U.K., holding a scholarship from the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office. He is also a member of the Chartered Institute for Water and Environmental Management, the leading U.K. institution dealing with Water Management.
Perit Grech was Chief Engineer and later Director of the Drainage Department, from 1989 up to 1996. A major activity during this period was the draughting and publishing of the Sewerage Master Plan. He also worked at the predecessor of the WSC (the Water Works Department), on the Reverse Osmosis Plants and later on the establishment of the Planning and Development Engineering function within the WWD, setting up the first computerised Distribution Network models.
Perit Grech practiced in the U.K. with a leading consultancy firm (Rofe, Kennard and Lapworth), exposing himself to practices of excellence in water engineering management; he has been consultant to the WSC on Quality Assurance in Works, and acting on many occasions as consultant to numerous Project entities interfacing with the Corporation. From 1996-97 he was consultant to the Corporation in its preliminary studies for the preparation of the Stormwater Master Plan.
From 1996 to date he has provided water consultancy services to both the public and private sectors. His clients include the Malta Environment and Planning Authority, WasteServ Malta, Heritage Malta, Foundation for Medical Services, Malta Enterprise and the Grand Harbour Regeneration Corporation, besides several leading architectural consultancies. These have included hydrological studies and utility impact studies for Environmental Impact Assessments, design and supervision of conveyance systems and situation troubleshooting.