Leonie has considerable experience as an expert in sustainable finance and has lived and worked in Ireland, UK and Hong Kong.
Prior to joining Ogier, Leonie was a partner at Sustainable Finance Initiative Asia, focused on building an investor platform to promote the growth of sustainable finance in Asia and mobilise private capital for positive impact. Leonie was also previously head of impact innovation and investment at the Zoological Society of London where she led the development of the world's first Rhino Impact Bond. Prior to this, Leonie worked across sustainability and impact advisory projects for financial institutions, corporates, charities and social enterprise at a multinational audit firm.
She is an advisor to Sustainable Finance Initiative Asia, a member of the Securities & Futures Commission Climate Change Expert Group, and an advisory board member of LumiVoce.
Leonie is a Fellow of the Finance Innovation Lab of London, and holds a MSc in Environment & Development from The London School of Economics & Political Science, and a BA in Economics and Geography from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.