Leandro is the Outreach and Data Partnership Manager for the Climate Watch platform. He works to expand program visibility and impact, and influence decision makers to advance solutions for today’s environmental challenges.

Prior to joining WRI, Leandro worked as an architect, environmental consultant and project manager. He served as the non-profit organizations manager for a technology startup; provided environmental consultancy for the Green Building Council South Africa; and coordinated international teams in Argentina, Germany and the United States. He was also a national delegate for Tonga and Palau during COP23 & COP24.

Leandro holds a B.S. in Architecture and Master's in Environmental Management from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.

In his free time, he enjoys going into nature, biking and playing water polo, as well as volunteering for the NGO Global Shapers.