Ms. Candice Beaumont
Chief Investment Officer, L Investments
Candice Beaumont is Chief Investment Officer at L Investments, a single family office with an endowment style portfolio allocated across all asset classes. She oversees all capital allocation decisions for the internal fund of funds as well as leading some transactions within the direct investment portfolio. Candice has been a speaker at numerous family office and investment conferences globally and is a NYU Stern Family Office Council member serving on the Steering Committee. She also serves on the Steering Committee of the Yale University School of Management College of Family Offices, as well as the Princeton University Council of Family Offices and Endowments. Ms. Beaumont is as an Advisory Board member of the Family Office Association, a global membership organization exclusive to single family offices and families of significant wealth. Candice was a member of the Board of Directors of I2BF Venture Fund II, a DFSA regulated clean tech venture capital firm with offices in Dubai, New York, London and Moscow. She is also a strategic advisor to Genoil Inc, an emerging heavy oil technology company. Candice serves on the Advisory Board of the Salsano Group, a Panama based family office & conglomerate invested in private equity. She is also advisor to New Frontier Bio, a private investment arm of the Kennedy family, which co-founds, develops, and finances early stage innovative healthcare companies that have the potential to achieve validation, by transforming millions of lives and creating highly valuable businesses.
Ms. Beaumont remains committed to community and philanthropic causes and serves on the Board of Directors of Most Valuable Kids of Greater New York Inc., a charity that helps reward and inspire underprivileged children by getting them access to sports events. She is also a member of Athletes for Hope, a charity that helps athletes make a difference off the field with charitable endeavors and has spent her time on the tennis court helping less fortunate children. Candice is also a Board Member of Care for Kenya a charity that helps strengthen the socioeconomic conditions in Kenya by creating opportunities for women of all ages to become entrepreneurs - working toward a sustainable model that will support generations to come.
Candice is also passionate about gender parity and is a Steering Committee member for A Call to Action for Gender Equality: Achieving ‘Planet 50-50’ by 2030 conference in support of United Nations Women and the Women's Foundation for Gender Equality as well as serving as Chairperson for the Women Directors Institute that seeks to increase participation of women on corporate and charitable boards.
Candice Beaumont has well over a decade of experience in the investment business. She started her career in Corporate Finance at Merrill Lynch. Ms. Beaumont worked as an investment banker at Lazard Frères for several years, executing over $20 billion of merger and acquisition advisory assignments. She left Lazard to work as a private equity principal at Argonaut Capital, where she was responsible for all aspects of new investment execution for the firm and its portfolio companies. Ms. Candice Beaumont attended Rice University, and obtained a Bachelor in Business Administration from the University of Miami, graduating first in her class with a major of International Finance & Marketing. Candice was Captain of the Miami Varsity Tennis team earning Academic All American honors and is also a former world ranked professional tennis player. She completed Global Leadership & Public Policy for the 21st Century at Harvard Kennedy School in 2015. Trusted Insight named Ms. Beaumont one the top 30 family office Chief Investment Officers in November 2017. Candice was honored as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2014.