As part of his responsibilities on the BAGL Board, Francis serves on the Board’s Social & Ethics Committee. BAGL is the parent company to 10 Barclays subsidiaries in Africa including Barclays Bank Kenya and South Africa (ABSA).
After serving his full tenure of professional engagements at the Barclays Bank Kenya Board for close to 10 years and in line with the established corporate governance practices at the Bank, Francis stepped down from the position of the Bank Chair w.e.f October 7, 2016 but continues to serve on the Barclays Africa Group Board as part of the team driving the Group’s Pan African growth Agenda.
He is also a Non-Executive Director of the Nation Media Group (NMG); at which he chairs the Group’s Editorial Board Committee.
Francis also serves as a member of the Advisory Board and an Executive Fellow of the Strathmore Business School; Strathmore University-Nairobi and is also a Member of the Advisory Committee of the Aga Khan University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences – East Africa.