Leonardo is currently managing partner of MontiCo, a boutique consulting firm based in the UAE, developing practical, result-oriented, tailored solutions for a wide range of organizations, from start-ups to SMEs, to multinational companies whether they have been established in the Middle East or just entering the region for the first time.
He started his career as an Italian Air Force Engineering Corps officer in aircraft engines maintenance, and then in technical project engineering for military jet engines, reaching the rank of Captain. He subsequently joined a leading European helicopter and aircraft manufacturer where for the next ten years he held various leadership positions in program and product management, customer support engineering, manufacturing and industrial operations, military and civil bid management in Europe and in the US.
With his background, he moved to the Middle East where he spent nine years with one of the region’s leading strategy and management consulting firms working with local and international top executives, including CEOs and Ministers to help public and private institutions answer their most pressing questions and address their most critical challenges and opportunities at different stages of their business cycles.
Leonardo is an aerospace engineer and Italian Air Force Academy graduate and holds a BSc. (Hons)