Lieutenant Ad Interim
The Lieutenant ad interim governs the Order of Malta until the election of a new Grand Master
From 29 April 2020, following the death of Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto, the Sovereign Order of Malta is governed by a Lieutenant ad interim in the person of H.E. Fra’ Ruy Gonçalo do Valle Peixoto de Villas Boas. He will stay in office until the election of a new Grand Master.