Francis Declerck teaches Corporate Finance and Agricultural Futures Markets et ESSEC. Since 2020, he has been Co-Chair Professor of the ESSEC "Shaping the Future of Finance" Chair. He coordinates the Finance Track for the Grande École program. Francis is the academic director for the Aristée program of general management for the farm cooperatives' paid executives. His research interests focus on finance applied to the food business dynamics. He wrote a book on the Champagne business. He co-authored a handbook on farm cooperatives and agrifood commodity futures markets. In addition to his academic work, Francis manages numerous assignments and trains executives from several international food companies and institutions.