Leonardo believes that peace, development, and happiness come from within. He is passionate about the arts, community empowerment, and constant learning. He currently leads the Colombian BogotArt Foundation which aims to transform marginalized communities into cultural hubs, one artwork at a time. Leonardo is the co-founder of the campaign Cartas por la Reconciliación, he is part of the youth network Global Shapers, he is a member of the European Development Days Young Leaders, the UNAOC-EF Summer School Alumni and the Laureate Global Fellows.
Leonardo has studied business management, journalism, social entrepreneurship and inclusive leadership.