The Bartlett


Celebrating the winners of the 2021 ‘BEAMS Professional Services Awards Ceremony’ 

29 April 2021

Staff from BEAMS celebrated excellence amongst their professional services staff at this year’s annual BEAMS Professional Services Awards Ceremony.

Star logo for BEAMS award

Staff from The Bartlett Faculty School of the Built Environment (The Bartlett), the Faculty of Engineering Sciences, and the Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MAPS), also known as BEAMS, came together last week to celebrate excellence amongst their professional services staff at this year’s annual BEAMS Professional Services Awards Ceremony. 

Attending virtually, the audience saw six nomination category awards presented based on the six key enablers for UCL 2034: the 20-year strategy for UCL. These awards seek to celebrate the positive attitude and commitment that individual professional services staff in BEAMS bring to their work, and recognise the vital work that they do to realise UCL’s vision and mission.

The winners are:

  • Philippa Elwell, Space and Climate Physics; Giving our students the best support, facilities and opportunities; Runner up: Helena Wong, Chemistry
  • Katy Le Lion, Chemical Engineering; Valuing our staff and delivering on equality and diversity; Runner up: Maija Powell, Bartlett School of Environment, Energy & Resources
  • Soheni Francis , Mathematics; Financing our ambitions; Runner up: Sean Tonkin, Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose 
  • Robert Ebsworth, PETRAS / Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy; Delivering excellent systems and processes in support of UCL’s vision; Runner up: Andrew Gormanly, Physics and Astronomy 
  • Matthew Lougher, London Centre for Nanotechnology; Maintaining a sustainable estate; Runner up: Lee Bebbington, Physics and Astronomy
  • David Heymann, The Bartlett Development Planning Unit; Communicating and engaging effectively with the world; Runner up: Sarah Jeal, Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction 

All staff at UCL were praised for contributing to the UCL 2034 enablers in some form, and the number and variety of nominations were an indication of just how vital a role staff are playing in realising UCL’s vision and mission. Thank you to everyone who joined the ceremony to congratulate the winners and celebrate success.