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Michelle Forrest

Leader, Global Managing Partner TeamNew York

Provides support to McKinsey’s Global Managing Partner and Shareholders Council and is a member of McKinsey’s partnership service team

Michelle supports McKinsey’s global managing partner in helping to shape firm-wide priorities and driving implementation of strategic initiatives, such as McKinsey’s 10 actions toward racial equity.

In her previous role as global leader, alumni strategy and engagement, Michelle drove innovation related to McKinsey’s more than 40,000 alumni. She joined McKinsey in 2000 and was a consultant for nearly a decade, working closely with CEOs and senior executives of Fortune 500 companies in the pharmaceutical and consumer healthcare sectors on strategy and organization with a focus on firm functions.

Past Experience

Managing Director

Marwood Group


Columbia University

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
MS, public health

University of Oxford
MS, biological anthropology

Stanford University
BS, psychology