For 37 years Leo has helped raise millions of dollars for various causes in Australia and internationally. His work involves him in strategic planning, implementation of direct marketing programs, major donor development, bequest programs, development of monthly giving programs, fundraising audits, and training of fundraisers. Previously he was the Relationship Marketing Manager for World Vision Australia for 14 years; Marketing Director for World Vision Thailand for two years. Has worked extensively in Asia including fundraising training, in India, Thailand, Korea, Philippines, Indonesia, Japan, Taiwan and Singapore.
Leo is a Fellow of Fundraising Institute of Australia (FIA), a past Chairman of FIA, past member of the CFRE board, past chair of the CFRE exam committee. In 2013 he was named the Arthur Venn Fundraiser of the Year, a national award from the FIA which recognises an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to fundraising in Australia.