Candace Miller, Non-Executive Director


Candace Miller took up the reins as Managing Director at SFJ Awards in 2020, bringing a wealth of sector expertise and a passion for excellence in vocational education and training to the role.

Her deep-rooted conviction in the power of learning to change lives and her absolute commitment to quality is what drives Candace’s leadership of SFJ Awards.  That drive is seen in every facet of SFJ Awards’ work, not least in the confidence, expertise and impact of those whose skills in delivering services for public benefit are recognised through SFJ Awards qualifications and assessments.

Candace has had a wide-ranging career at the forefront of vocational education and training development in the UK for over 30 years. During that time, she has established and run a workforce research and development consultancy, acted as an independent advisor on government policy, evaluated and reported on assessment and skills demands, managed national development projects, run a sector-based training Academy and Apprenticeship Training Agency and played a non-executive support role on the governing body of an FE college.

In addition to being MD of SFJ Awards, Candace is an Executive Director at The Workforce Development Trust; she is also a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management and a member of the Organisational Development Network (Europe).

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