Director of Strategy Development
Candace joined the NMC in March 2019 as Director of Strategy Development. She joined from the Nuffield Trust where she has been Director of Policy since 2014.
Candace, who has been appointed for twelve months, will lead on the research, design and development of the NMC’s ambitious new five year strategy, developing it in partnership with professionals, the public and the NMC’s partners across the UK.
Candace brings with her a wealth of experience, from her time leading the delivery of health and care services, to her roles at some of the UK’s leading policy institutions.
Candace was previously Deputy Director of Policy at The King’s Fund, where she researched and published on a wide range of topics, including future health care trends, service reconfiguration, workforce planning and community health services. She has extensive senior management experience in the NHS, and worked on strategy and policy at the Department of Health for a number of years.