Leonard leads the Fung Academy to link organizational and people development with a platform for innovation and experimentation focused on convening and incubating action learning across the Fung Group. He is responsible for the overall direction and implementation of the Fung Group Leadership Academy, as well as the Group’s Senior Leadership Development and strategy-linked Accelerated Learning Programs. He also serves as an advisor to the Asian Global Institute.
With over 46 years’ experience in management, leadership and consulting, along with a strong background in supply chain and integrated logistics, Leonard is a knowledgeable line manager and international management consultant.
Prior to joining the Fung Group in 2008, Leonard ran his own consulting firms: LL Strategic Development Group in Seattle, Washington, where he served airlines, global energy and resource development clients and LLA Pacific, Ltd. In Hong Kong, he worked with Li & Fung, DHL, Hong Kong Bank, V-Tech, Caltex, the Airport Authority, Peninsula Hotel Group, China Light and Power, and assisted in the formation of the Hong Kong Logistics Council.
A respected scholar, Leonard has taught Competitive Strategy, Competitive Intelligence, Topics in Strategic Innovation and Global Strategy at the University of California, Irvine. He has also lectured on Global Competitive Strategy in numerous university MBA programs globally.
Leonard received his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science in 1963 and MBA in 1968 from the University of Southern California, and his Doctorate in Management from Case Western University in 2003.