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South Africa



Occupational Information

Occupation: Financial Services Executive

Occupational Position: Head of market development at Thomson Reuters.

Professional History

Candice is an accomplished pan-African leader with 20 years’ experience in global financial services. As head of market development at Thomson Reuters, Candice is responsible for leading all market and product development, exchange, and contributed content across the Sub-Saharan Africa Financial and Risk business sectors. She has extensive global sales, business development and management experience, having worked in London, Holland, and Dubai in senior sales and relationship management roles. Candice is passionate about a customer-centric view of strategy and business, ensuring that the voice of the market and customer is heard in every decision. She’s committed to mentoring, development and growth of graduates, professionals, and leaders across Africa, and firmly believes that the future of this continent depends on its talent.

She runs the Thomson Reuters Corporate Responsibility and Inclusion program across Africa. Candice works closely with African stock exchanges, industry leaders and associations to drive socially-responsible investing; environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria; and, gender equality and diversity across the African continent. Candice fosters innovation programs with clients and partners to co-create innovative digital content capabilities at the intersection of fintech and platform solutions across Africa.


2017 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow