Dr. Grech has studied History at the University of Malta and in 2017 successfully concluded his doctoral studies at the same university. The title of his PhD dissertation was ‘Hospitaller Malta’s Communication System with the Mediterranean World in the Early Seventeenth Century." His research interests center on Mediterranean maritime history, with a special focus on the interconnections of Hospitaller Malta (1530-1798) with the Mediterranean and continental Europe, and with Sicily and the Republic of Genoa in particular.
He has participated in History conferences and meetings in Genoa, Corfu, San Marino, Messina, Valencia, Pisa, Cohimbra, Greenwich, and Barcelona. He has published papers on Hospitaller Malta in Genoa, Malta, Pisa, San Marino, and Canada.