A Judge for the FT Boldness in Business Awards, Leo is the co-author of “Turnaround Challenge: Business and the City of the Future”, described by Lynda Gratton, Professor of Management Practice at LBS, as “indispensable reading for the next generation of business leaders.”
He is a Visiting Business Fellow at the Smith School of Enterprise & Environment at Oxford University, and the Presenter of the BBC World News programmes “Down to Business” and “One Square Mile”. Formerly with the Technical and Environment Department of the World Bank’s IFC, he is the co-founder of the strategy advisory firm Sustainable Finance, now part of the PwC group, and a Trustee of the New Economics Foundation.
Alongside speeches ranging from Campus Party to TEDx, Leo has commented and written guest columns for the Wall Street Journal, Evening Standard, FT and Huffington Post. He is the co-Founder of the Prix Pictet—a Prize for Photography around sustainability issues for which Kofi Annan is the Patron.