Leo is an investment professional with experience in strategy consulting, investment banking and private equity as well as on management teams and boards of directors.
Prior to GHO, Leo was Head of M&A and served on various committees at Advanz Pharma, a global specialty pharmaceuticals business headquartered in London, UK. Prior to that, he was in the investment team of G Square Healthcare Private Equity LLP, a private equity firm focused on buy-out and growth healthcare opportunities throughout Europe. His responsibilities at G Square included deal sourcing, evaluation, execution, and portfolio management through to the realisation of investments.
Leo began his career as a strategy consultant focused mainly on healthcare/education/tech sectors at Bainbridge in La Jolla, California, USA before moving over to investment banking: first in the Generalist M&A team at Lazard in Paris, France and then the Healthcare M&A team at N.M. Rothschild & Sons in London, UK.
Leo holds a BA in Economics from the University of California, San Diego and dual-MBA degrees from HEC Paris and Tsinghua University. Leo is a dual USA/UK citizen and has lived and worked in various cities across North America, Asia, UK and continental Europe.