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Prof. David Francis

DavidProf. Francis is a member of the Board of trustees and joined the ACODE board in 2015. He is currently the Head of Department of Peace Studies; Director of JEFCAS and Commissioner of the UK Commonwealth Scholarship Commission. Prof. Francis has served as Principal Project Lead / Interim Vice Chancellor of the UNESCO-Affiliated African Peace University project in the West African state of Sierra Leone. Prof. David was recently appointed to Chair the Governance Transition Team in Sierra Leone after the general Presidential Elections. He holds a PhD. in International Relations - 1995-1998 Department of Politics, University of Southampton, UK, Bachelor of Arts with Honours in History (Second Class Upper Division) -1989-1993 Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone, Sierra Leone, Diploma in Human Rights - 1994 Raoul Wallenberg Institute, Lund University, Sweden and Diploma in Law, Development and Social Justice – 1995 Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, The Netherlands.