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Candice Robertson

Candice Robertson serves as the Chief Human Capital Officer for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) where she oversees all aspects of human capital management for the Department’s workforce of over 13,000 Federal employees. She is responsible for developing and implementing effective human capital policies and programs that enable the agency’s workforce to achieve its missions. Ms. Robertson advises and assists the Secretary and Deputy Secretary of Energy, and other agency officials, in recruiting, developing, training, and managing a highly skilled, productive, and diverse workforce in accordance with merit system principles and all applicable statutory requirements.


Prior to her appointment of Chief Human Capital Officer, Ms. Robertson served in several key roles in DOE including serving as the Deputy Chief of Staff for two Energy Deputy Secretaries and serving as the chief business officer for DOE’s Office of Environmental Management. Ms. Robertson has nearly 15 years of experience managing critical business functions in both the public and private sectors.