Mr Francis joined the CYSAR Scientific Advisory Board in January 2017. He is Principal Consultant at Dovetail, an initiative of Queensland Health that provides the youth alcohol and other drug sector with information, resources, tools and examples of good practice. Since Dovetail’s establishment in 2010, Mr Francis has led a team of psychologist & social workers to support Queensland-based professionals working with young people. Dovetail provides clinical advice and support to frontline services across Queensland and thereby keeps current with information needs on the ground.