Francis is a filmmaker by education and a photographer by passion. He has worked as a TV Producer and Head of Media Production for the United Nations Peacekeeping and Political Missions in Afghanistan, Burundi and Lebanon. He is the producer and designer of a children's board game distributed by UNICEF in Afghanistan in 2004 and is the recipient of the United Nations' UN 21 Awards in Communication (2013).
In 2015 he pioneered the Panotriptych photo concept producing a series of large scale photographs in Afghanistan commemorating the UN's 70th anniversary.
In 2017 he ventured to southern Africa to shoot the Extraordinary Conservationists Panotriptych project, which saw its premier at The Explorer's Club in New York.
Francis has since experimented with high-end furniture design (FADS), winning the 2019 A' DESIGN Award and has recently designed and overseen the construction of an ecological house in northern Peru.