Steve Alpert is an American entertainment executive. He is a former member of the board of directors of Studio Ghibli, and had served as head of overseas operations for fifteen years. He is now semi-retired but continues to work for Studio Ghibli on various projects. Prior to joining Studio Ghibli, he worked for the Walt Disney Studios.
In 2013, he made his voice acting debut in The Wind Rises in the role of Castorp, whose character's design was also influenced by Alpert's likeness.