is the CEO of Intelligent Currency Solutions Limited. Francisco started his career in sales and marketing at 3M. He later joined De La Rue and became Head of Sales for their Banknote Sorting Division, a position he held until 1995 when he joined Banking Automation, leading major expansion into international distribution of self-service solutions for Banks in both direct and distributor sales organisations.
In 1999, he joined CSS as Managing Director. When the company was bought by De La Rue, Francisco was responsible for the integration of the CSS and De La Rue vault management activities. Between 2003 and 2007, Francisco served in management positions at various companies in the retail, banking and payments sectors. In January 2008, together with Richard Haycock, Francisco started Intelligent Currency Solutions Limited, a business focused on the delivery of solutions to aid Central Banks in the management of banknote quality .