Francis is the Global Managing Director of Accenture Research, a team of 300 researchers based in 20 countries around the world. A graduate from “Sciences Po”, Paris, he is currently based in New York City.
Francis is responsible of shaping and delivering the Thought Leadership agenda of Accenture. He is also passionate about transforming research activities through the implementing at scale of research techniques powered by Artificial Intelligence and select partnerships with innovative research organizations.
Francis joined Accenture Paris in 1998 to create the Strategy Research team. He then developed it across Europe, Latin America, Africa and Asia Pacific before taking his current role. In parallel Francis has been supporting Financial Services Clients in various research consulting roles, both in France, in Europe and at the Global level.
His current area of focus is analyzing strategic and economic impacts of new technologies such as Artificial Intelligence on companies’ priorities and public policy making.