Tonio Darmanin

Tonio Darmanin

Jounalist, TV Producer & Presenter, Editor

Tonio started his professional career in the Insurance industry where he occupied various management roles but he eventually read for a Masters Degree in Marketing and joined the full time staff of the University of Malta Junior College where he currently holds the post of Senior Lecturer.

For the past 15 years, he has been extremely involved in Motoring journalism, producing and presenting weekly TV Motoring programmes on the Maltese national station and is also the editor of a monthly Motoring publication distributed with The Sunday Times of Malta. In this period he has been involved in numerous motoring-related projects both locally and overseas. He was one of the advisors who drew up the report regarding the feasibility of a Motorsport and Road Safety facility presented to and approved by Cabinet.

He represents his country as a member of the Autobest Jury composed of motoring journalists from 31 countries and responsible for annually selecting the vehicle that offers the best value in Europe.