Leonardo is a specialist in economic regulation for network utilities. His professional career started in academia, where he undertook research and teaching activities related to regulation of energy markets. He worked for the ANP (national oil and gas regulator) (1998-2000) and was a Competitive Intelligence Manager in Embratel (a large telecom utility).
Between 2002 and 2007, he worked as Associate Consultant in a Rio based energy consulting business (CBIE) where he was responsible for managing and developing consulting projects related to oil, gas and electricity markets. Since 2007, he has been working as Manager in SIGLASUL undertaking projects and developing businesses associated to gas, electricity and water sectors in Brazil.