Candace Imison

Former Deputy Director of Policy

Candace became Deputy Director of Policy at The King’s Fund in January 2009. Since joining the Fund she has published on a wide range of topics including polyclinics, community health services, workforce planning and referral management.

Candace came to The King's Fund from the NHS where she was Director of Strategy in a large acute trust. She worked on strategy at the Department of Health between 2000 and 2006. Candace joined the NHS in 1987 and has held a number of senior management and board level roles within NHS providers and commissioners. She is currently a non-executive director of an acute trust in South West London.

Candace holds a Masters degree in health economics and health policy from Birmingham University. Her first degree was from Cambridge University, where she read natural sciences.