Professor at COPPEAD and member of IPSERA (International Purchasing and Supply Education and Research Association
Leonardo holds a PhD from the University of Manchester, a Master's degree from COPPEAD and a Bachelor’s in Production Engineering from UFRJ. He has 18 years of professional experience as an executive, consultant and in-company instructor. Between 2005 and 2014, he taught part-time at COPPEAD and since 2015 he has been a full-time professor in master's, doctoral and executive MBA courses. Since 2018, he has been a lecturer at the Audencia Business School in France. In March 2018, Leonardo was elected to the Executive Committee of IPSERA (International Purchasing and Supply Education and Research Association), an international association of purchasing and supply chain management. In academic research, he focuses on sustainability, innovation and culture in supply chains, having published in internationally renowned journals; in 2016, Leonardo was awarded an honorable mention by the Harold E. Fearon Best Conceptual Paper award. Today, he is the coordinator of a research project backed by Instituto-e which studies socio-economic innovation that impacts fashion, and the coordinator of Cátedra C&A Foundation, which focuses on transparency mechanisms in supply chains.