Ms Candida Perera

SpecialityHead of Improvement Programmes, The Health Foundation

Candida Perera is the Head of Improvement Programmes at the Health Foundation. She leads the Foundation’s improvement award programmes, which aims to foster continuous learning and improvement across the health and care system. The improvement programme aims to tackle some of the pressing challenges facing health and care by supporting staff to gain the necessary skills, knowledge and experience to improve care in their systems. Candida has a wealth of experience when it comes to developing health system strategy across the private and public sectors. This has enabled her to play a leading role in shaping both national and international policy across the national health service (NHS in England), government (National Audit Office/Public Accounts Committee), academia (LSE Health & Social Care) and strategic management consultancy (McKinsey & Company).