Francis has been involved in a range of management tasks for the past 15 years, and had a long-standing interest in social inclusion agenda, particularly for persons with disabilities. He is also involved in several grassroots social actions, such as the Coordinator of the Governance Issues Forum (GIF) Network and Local Accountability Network (LANet) in the Volta Region, which were spearheaded by the Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG) and Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition (GACC) respectively.
He is a Steering Committee Member of the Local Governance Network (LOGNet), a Board member of the Village Exchange Ghana, and a Zonal Activism Coordinator for the Amnesty International – Ghana Section. Francis is also serving on the Technical Reference Group, set up by the STAR-Ghana Steering Committee (SC) in February 2017 to support the SC in the development and implementation of strategies on the transition of the programme to an Independent National Entity - INE. Francis is further serving on the STAR-Ghana Steering Committee on behalf of the Grant Partners of STAR - Ghana. STAR-Ghana is a civil society programme, jointly funded by DFID (the lead development partner), the European Union and DANIDA.
He holds MBA in Governance and Leadership from the Australian Institute of Business and Chartered Business Administrator (ChBA) Certification from the Chartered Association of Business Administrators, Canada. He is also a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute, UK (FCMI); a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management, UK (FInstLM), a Full Member of the Chartered Institute of Management and Leadership, USA (MCIML) and a PhD in Management Student with the LIGS University, USA.
He was the 2015 Continental Award Winner of the CEO Global Titans – Nations Building Awards in recognition of his contribution to the Welfare and Civil Society Sector in Africa.