Max Joseph Ellul was born in Malta, in December 1970. He specialised in marketing and business administration and is the CEO of an international
management consultancy group.
An avid bookworm and researcher, Max had a number of his works and writings published in the UK and the US.
Max is also a Fellow and Companion of numerous professional institutions, including the Institute of Sales and Marketing Management and is a Fellow of
the Royal Society of Arts.
Max was granted the Freedom of the Company of the Worshipful Company of Marketors in the City of London and, in June 2005, granted the Freedom of the
City as well. He is the only Maltese Liveryman and Marketor in the City of London to be so recognised.
Max entered the Hospitaller Order of Saint Lazarus in the twelfth investiture of postulants held by the Grand Priory of England at the Priory Church of
Saint Bartholomew the Great in the City of London. Later, he reluctantly accepted the then Grand Chancellor’s suggestion of organising a Mediterranean
In 2008, Max Joseph Ellul was nominated as the Grand Chancellor of the United Grand Priories of the Hospitaller Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem,
which includes the Grand Priories in 26 different, worldwide jurisdictions. He holds the rank of Knight Grand Cross of Grace of the Order and was
elected as Grand Commander of Merit in the Companionate of Merit. In February 2006, the Knights in Council presented him with the coveted Gold Oak Leaf
of Merit for outstanding services to the Order.
In 2004, Max published a short history of the Order of Saint Lazarus entitled ‘The Green Eight Pointed Cross’.
Max is married to Dame Commander Christabel nee Saliba DCLJ and has a son, Myron Max Milcom, and a daughter, Malaika.