Mike Bellamy, B.A., M.Sc.
Jack Michael (Mike) Bellamy, was appointed the Vice President for Facilities and Campus Development at Yale in October 2022 and will lead the planning and implementation of new facilities projects across the university and advance Yale’s commitment to the sustainable development and operation of the campus.
Previously, Mr. Bellamy was the executive director for facilities services at the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States.
In his role with the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Bellamy directed environmental management; property management; real estate; and facilities planning, programming, design, and construction. His responsibilities also include enabling the development and deployment of an accelerated construction strategy for “next generation” medical office buildings.
Earlier in his career, Bellamy was the senior facilities executive for engineering, design, and construction for the Smithsonian Institution. In that role, he oversaw the planning, capital budget formulation, geo-spatial engineering, design, and construction for the world-renowned museum and research organization. He also guided the planning, programming, and design of the $500 million National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Bellamy also has vast international experience through his service with the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Europe. As the regional capital program lead for Northern Italy and executive director for construction operations, he oversaw planning, design, and construction services for the expansion of facilities and infrastructure at U.S. military bases in Aviano, Vicenza, and Pisa, Italy. In addition, he provided construction engineering, building commissioning, and other services to U.S. military bases located in Spain, Portugal, Greece, Bahrain, and parts of the African continent.
He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from the Virginia Military Institute, where he played Division 1 football as a safety. He then obtained a Master of Science degree in building construction management from Purdue University and is a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Virginia. He also served in the U.S. Army Reserve as a combat engineer and infantry officer in command and in staff roles for more than a decade.