Francie was born in Zimbabwe but grew up in Kenya, where she was also educated. She has worked in both the UK and Johannesburg, working in I.T. for 14 years before joining the tourism and hospitality industry in Harare in 1999. Nineteen years later her experience has spanned the development, staffing, logistics and management of several different safari camps and lodges from the Lower Zambezi River in Zambia to the Eastern Cape and finally back to Hwange and Vic Falls. Francie’s sociable and helpful personality has seen her make many friends in Vic Falls. She enjoys working with people from all walks of life and hosting them in her beautiful country. The Zambezi National Park is very familiar to Francie who has operated camps in the game reserve previously.