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Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)

Michael is a Partner at Cambridge Innovation Capital and is focused on life sciences investments. Before joining CIC he was a Principal in the Healthcare Practice Area at The Boston Consulting Group. Michael has experience in advising multinational businesses across North America, Europe, India, and Japan. Prior to BCG, Michael was an Investment Analyst at Oxford Capital Partners.


Michael was also co-founder of an early-stage biotechnology company focused on developing small molecule drugs that target protein-protein interactions implicated in disease. Michael earned his DPhil in Zoology in the field of neurobiology from the University of Oxford. Michael manages CIC's investments in Bicycle Therapeutics (NASDAQ: BCYC), Congenica, Epitopea, Storm Therapeutics and Start Codon. He is also a co-founder of Innovate Cambridge, a locally driven initiative developing an ambitious and inclusive innovation strategy for Greater Cambridge, with the goal of ensuring it remains the leading innovation ecosystem in Europe.

Michael Anstey
Partner, Cambridge Innovation Capital