Francis joined NES in September 2016, focusing on transaction execution and asset management for new and existing fund investments. Francis has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions across a wide range of infrastructure related sectors including electricity generation, electricity and gas transmission and distribution and transportation.
Prior to joining the team, he was a senior member of the power, utilities and infrastructure investment banking team at Barclays where he focused on providing advice to leading Australian and international infrastructure funds and utilities. Previously Francis worked with Lazard on a range of public and private M&A transactions across a range of sectors, in the Corporate Finance division of KPMG, and at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Francis holds a Bachelor of Business (with Distinction) from the University of Technology Sydney and is a CFA Charterholder.