Ms Brigette Sancho
Council member - University of Melbourne staff member
Brigette Sancho is the Senior Director of Alumni and Donor Relations at the University of Melbourne where she is responsible for both strategy development and overseeing operations to engage a growing alumni community of over 460,000 and countless donors globally. Brigette has over 20 years of experience both in the US and Australia in strategic planning, economic development, public-private partnerships, alumni engagement and community relations. She is also a specialist in fundraising for Indigenous education and research.
Prior to joining the University of Melbourne, she was the Executive Manager, Engagement in the Office of the Pro Vice Chancellor, Indigenous Leadership and Engagement. She led the development and execution of strategies that builds long-term investment, engagement and participation to support Indigenous education and research at UTS. During her time at UTS she worked in collaboration with the PVC (Indigenous) to create Australia’s first Indigenous residential college.
The Alumni Council has a very important role to play in helping to shape, strengthen and grow engagement between the University and the alumni community. Brigette looks forward to supporting and contributing to the success of the Alumni Council and to inspiring continued involvement with the University by our valued alumni.