Prof. Kenneth Wain is the Commissioner for Voluntary Organisations, a post he took up in 2007, and ex-ufficio Deputy Chairman of the Council. He has been teaching at the University of Malta since 1979, and has occupied the positions of Head of Department and Dean of the Faculty of Education. Prof. Wain was involved in different roles in most of the reforms and changes the Maltese educational system went through between the mid-19990s and the mid-2000s (the National Curriculum, and the College system), setting up, and for a time chairing, the Foundation for Educational Services. In the mid-1980s he worked with the NGO Moviment Azzjoni Socjali as its research officer.
In the late 1980s and early 1990s he was member of the Broadcasting Authority. In the mid- to late- 1990s he was Chairperson of the Commission for Fiscal Morality. Prof. Wain is a well-published researcher and writer in his academic area, philosophy of education, with articles in the foremost international refereed journals in the field, and a number of books and chapters in books.