Leonardo has 10 years of experience working across consumer and pharma advertising. He began his career in Brazil working at some of the largest agencies such as Havas, Publicis, and McCann, arriving at Area 23 in 2019 and working with different brands and backgrounds from vehicles (Chevrolet, Toyota, Peugeot, Yamaha Motorcycles), Food (Danone, PepsiCo, Pizza Hut), OTC products (Neutrogena, Tylenol, Nicorette) to pharma (AstraZeneca, Eli Lilly, Invitae, Neurocrine).
Recipient of D&AD, CLIO, Cannes Lions, LIAs and The One Show awards and merits with work across healthcare advertising, Leonardo was also invited as a jury member on awards festivals, such as The New York Festivals, PHNX Awards, and Adobe Behance reviews.
Outside of work, Leo is a geek, amateur photographer, comic strip maker, wannabe writer, frustrated guitarist, and spearfisherman. Bonus fact: Leo’s first college degree was a B.S. in Physiotherapist.Member Directory