Robert Vella joined the police force in March 2000 as a police constable. He was promoted to the Rank of Police Sergeant in July 2004 and four years later, in 2008, progressed to the rank of Police Inspector. He currently serves in the 7th Police District. He is qualified in Social Studies, Policing and Administration and Management. In 2015, he was elected in the Executive Committee and currently holds the appointment of Secretery General.