Francis Galliano is a scientist by background, and his professional career is centred around technology and business change, mainly in the public sector. Whilst working at the Home Office he became the founding director of a programme to enable information to be shared electronically between all the different agencies involved in the criminal justice process. He has subsequently been involved in the IT industry providing services to government, and is currently consulting in strategy, IT and change management. Francis became a Basic Caring Communities volunteer in 2009 and joined as a trustee of Pact in 2010.