Barney Ellis-Perry

BarneyAssistant Vice-Chancellor Alumni Relations & CEO, UCI Alumni Association

Barney joined UCI Alumni in the fall of 2014 with a mandate to work collaboratively with campus leaders and alumni volunteers to ideate a new vision to support the ambitions of UCI. Prior to UCI Barney worked in alumni relations and before that development at the University of British Columbia, Canada’s second largest and preeminent University. While at UBC Barney was Co-Lead on www.startanevolution.ca Canada’s largest and the world’s first dual goal Campaign for a University. The goal of doubling alumni engagement was met a year early and the campaign will meet its financial goal of raising $1.5 billion on schedule in 2015.

Prior to UBC Barney worked as a fundraiser for a number of large organizations as well as being a partner in a fundraising consultancy for three years. When not at work Barney has been a very active volunteer at the local and national levels and has been recognized by the Prime Minister of Canada for his impact.   Downtime is spent rowing competitively, skiing, boating and exploring the world with his husband.

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