Leonardo is a systems ecologist with over 15 years of consulting experience. He holds an M.Sc. in Zoology and a B.Sc. in Conservation Biology, both from the University of British Columbia. Leonardo’s work focuses on landscape simulation modeling, wildland fire risk and fuels management, invasive plant management, species at risk, and land use/land cover change. Leonardo has led numerous workshops, covering topics ranging from technical and scientific issues to strategic planning, and regularly delivers training courses in the use of landscape simulation modeling tools for decision support.