Francis holds Higher National Diploma in Accounting from Yaba College of Technology, Yaba.  Lagos.

He was employed by the former Lever Brothers Nigeria Limited (now Unilever Nigeria PLC) and later seconded as manager to a Key Distributor for the company in Mushin, Lagos.

His work experiences also include stints in Multi-Grace Limited, Home Comfort Services Ventures, and Mutual Benefits Assurance PLC.