Leon is a graduate of the University of Hull, UK, and has nearly 40 years of work experience in Human Resources, Sales & Marketing, Operations and Customer Services in a variety of industries. He is one of Pakistan’s most prominent speakers on HR, Leadership and Personal Empowerment. He started his career with Pan American Airways in 1974 and moved to American Express in 1991. While with Amex he held positions in Sales and Human Resources and headed the flagship Karachi travel office. He later joined the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in 1999 and then Deutsche Bank, heading the HR functions there. At American Express he won the President’s Club Award for Sales. He Served for four terms on the Executive Committee of a world-wide employee group in Pan American Airways. He has also written articles in Dawn (newspaper) and Newsline, and numerous English stage plays. He also has a personal interest in yoga philosophy. He joined Shell Pakistan Limited in April 2001 as General Manager Human Resources. He has served as a Board Member of Shell Pakistan from 2006 -10. As of 2013 he is Professor of Practice at the Institute of Business Administration, Karachi.