Candida currently has a senior executive role in UK Government Investments. She has had a wide range of previous non-executive appointments, in both the private sector and government. Candida also has extensive experience in private equity and investment in private companies, having worked for LDC, HgCapital and 3i. Previously she was Head of Strategic Development at a FTSE250 company, following an early career in corporate finance. She has degrees from the University of Oxford and the University of Stirling.