Francis is a Senior Manager at Faculty, working alongside Defence clients on AI/ML deployment. He has a predominantly military background, having served as a Royal Navy Warfare Officer for 13 years. His expertise includes Aerospace Battle Management and Surface Warfare, including Boarding. Deployments included Gulf air defence, Atlantic anti-submarine and Indo-Pacific navigation-freedom operations. His final role was as a planning officer in the Military Aid to Civil Authorities HQ, which saw him pivot to COVID-19 response in early-2020.Before the Navy he worked as a consultant for Deloitte and he completed a J.P. Morgan military internship after his Naval service. He holds a History degree from the University of Cambridge and an MBA from Quantic.