Mr. Leonard is a Senior Managing Director and the Senior Portfolio Manager of the European funds in GSO’s Liquid Credit Strategy (“LCS”) unit. He is also a member of GSO’s LCS Management Committee and sits on LCS’s European Syndicated Credit Investment Committee, Global Structured Credit Investment Committee, Global Dynamic Credit Asset Allocation Committee, and CLO Origination Committee.
Mr. Leonard joined GSO at the time of GSO’s acquisition of Harbourmaster Capital Management Limited in 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Leonard was a Director and Co-Head of Portfolio Management and Trading at Harbourmaster, primarily responsible for fund structuring, portfolio management and trading. Before joining Harbourmaster in March 2006, Mr. Leonard was a Director at Depfa with responsibility for establishing, structuring and managing Depfa’s on balance sheet public sector asset CDO programme. Prior to joining Depfa Bank, Mr. Leonard worked for five years as a Senior Structurer and latterly as Co-Head of Euro Capital Structures (“ECS”), the structuring team for the UniCredit Group. At ECS, he had responsibility for structuring deals across a wide variety of asset classes, both real and synthetic, including corporate bank loans, non-performing loans and CLOs. Prior to joining ECS, Mr. Leonard worked as a quantitative analyst in ING Barings and Airbus Industrie’s aerospace finance team.
Mr. Leonard received a M.A. in Economics from University College Dublin and an M.B.A. with distinction from Trinity College Dublin.