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Many Bartlett alumni go on to great things. In this section, we share some of their stories and experiences.

Time spent at The Bartlett can lead in many directions. Our alumni have gone on to become founders, directors, and partners of some of the world’s leading built environment businesses. They’re also academics, writers, filmmakers, musicians, policy-makers, journalists and politicians. We share some of their stories below.

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Jacques Matta

Alumnus of The Bartlett School of Sustainable Contruction, Jacques Matta, leads Baytna Baytak’s reconstruction team who are rebuilding damaged houses and providing housing for displaced citizens and healthcare workers after the devastating Beirut blast in Lebanon.

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Shanali Pethiyagoda with a countryside backdrop
Shanali Pethiyagoda

‘My MSc was pivotal in forging my current career path. It had been a long-standing dream of mine to become an environmental economist – the technical specialisation provided by this MSc, together with the calibre of education provided at UCL, made it possible for me to realise that dream.’ 

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AJ 40 Under 40

The Architect’s Journal (AJ) published its ‘AJ 40 under 40’ list in December 2020. Ten of the featured names include Bartlett School of Architecture alumni or current staff. The list celebrates architecture’s “brightest up-and-coming talent” aged under 40 years old.

Find out more about AJ 40 Under 40


In conversation with The Bartlett's Doctoral alumni

The Bartlett’s Doctoral alumni hold influential positions in leading universities and research organisations around the world. In this series of conversations with alumni, we celebrate their achievements, share their reminiscences and hear their tips for current Bartlett PhD students.

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Hrishikesh Ballal
Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis
2015 graduate

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Carrie Behar
UCL Energy Institute
2016 graduate

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Jo-Anne Bichard
School of Graduate Studies
2015 graduate


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Sarah Cary
School of Planning
2015 graduate

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Jenny Love
UCL Energy Institute
2014 graduate

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Tatiana Moreira de Souza
School of Planning
2016 graduate

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Sofie Pelsmakers
UCL Energy Institute
2016 graduate

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Regner Ramos
School of Architecture
2017 graduate