Francis is an independent consultant caring for everything to do with the ocean (and the forest). He provides technical services related to the conservation and sustainable use of natural resources.
For more than 15 years, Francis has been working on Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) and management of marine tropical ecosystems. Before working as an independent consultant, he worked for the French ministry of Environment and then the World Bank (in Washington, DC). He is a member of the Conservation Finance Alliance (CFA), the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) and the IUCN Commission on Education and Communication (CEC). For the past 10 years, Francis was an advisor the International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI).