Head of Risk – Private Markets,
Francis is Head of Risk for QIC’s private markets investment divisions. Francis was previously the Chief Compliance Officer & Head of Risk for QIC’s US business. He has played a key role in developing QIC’s Risk Management Framework and Valuations Management Framework, and has worked extensively with QIC’s infrastructure, private equity and real estate teams on risk management and valuations. Francis has 20 years of experience in investment management and asset management in Australia, the USA, UK and Ireland. Prior to joining QIC, he worked at Suncorp Investment Management, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs and Daiwa Securities Trust and Banking.
Francis holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) from Trinity College Dublin and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Financial Services Institute of Australasia. Francis has also completed the FINRA general securities representatives exam (Series 7) and the general securities principal exam (Series 24). Francis is a member of QIC’s Global Infrastructure, Real Estate, Private Capital Investment Committees.