Francis holds a Diploma in Banking from the Associate Institute of Bankers (AIB), South West, London College. He also has a Cerificate in Administrative Management from South West College, London. A well established and successfull businessman, Francis has a business in Oil & Gas, Telecom, Pharmaceuticals, Leisure, Trading and FMCG among others. He joined the Board of Directors of Dana Group with effect from December 18, 2009. He is also a member of the Audit Commitee of Dana Group of Companies Plc. Francis has played a vital role in the development of the Group over the years.