Michelle Modest


As an Associate at Alpha Partners, Michelle evaluates investment opportunities, contributes to quantitative and qualitative fund analysis, and manages Alpha’s venture network.

Prior to joining Alpha Partners, Michelle was a member of the United States Antarctic Program and Long-Term Ecological Research project, where she investigated the effects of climate change on humpback whales in Antarctica. She also started her own education company and co-authored one of WWF’s most successful publications to date, reaching over 70 million readers and contributing to the establishment of the Whales and Dolphins Initiative. In addition her research has been presented to the international commission CCAMLR, the governing body created by the Antarctic treaty that determines the use of marine living resources in the Antarctic.

Michelle received an MS from UCSC, an MSc from Imperial college, and a BA from Yale University.

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