Office of the Vice-President (Advancement)


Becky Whitham

Director of Strategy and Operations

Becky Whitham

Becky is Director of Strategy and Operations, and leads our prospect development, fundraising support, alumni and supporter care, planning and performance, supporter systems and data, and people teams. She is responsible for strategy development and implementation, working to the Vice President Advancement. 

Becky joined Advancement in September 2021, and prior to this spent 11 years within the Office of the Vice Provost Health (OVPH), most recently as Director of Strategy and Operations. She has led on a number of strategic projects, including leading UCL’s COVID-19 testing strategy, designation of UCL’s Academic Health Science Centre (UCLPartners), and managing our partnership with the Francis Crick Institute. 

Prior to joining UCL, Becky spent 3 years in pharmaceutical market analysis and reputation management, and prior to that held roles in research administration at Bournemouth University and at the University of East London.

Becky is also a UCL alum, having graduated from the Department of Science and Technology Studies with a BSc in Science Communication and Policy. She also holds a Masters in Business Administration.