Alice Vickers joined M Ventures in April 2019 as an Analyst in the Healthcare team. She is on secondment from her PhD at King’s College London where she is investigating the role of genetic variation in human induced pluripotent stem cell phenotypes. Alongside her PhD, Alice was President of Innovation Forum KCL, where she organized start-up accelerator competitions and events on healthcare innovation. She has also led multiple initiatives that aim to widen participation in science and technology. Alice holds an MSci in Biological Sciences from University College London and an MRes with Distinction in Biomedical & Translational Science from King’s College London, where she has conducted research in regenerative medicine, oncology and epigenetics. She has also worked as a Research Scientist at Imperial College London and as Marketing & Business Development Director at the biotechnology start-up St John’s Laboratory. Alice is based in Amsterdam.