Inspired since childhood days by the likes of Wally Herbert, Fridtjof Nansen, Captain Scott and Thor Heyerdahl, Dr Leonard is a linguist and writer who pursues his passion for the spoken word through the spirit of exploration. In addition to academic monographs, ethnographies, travel literature and poetry, he has published two books on political ideologies. He has been a Fellow of Oxford, Cambridge and Durham Colleges.

“Your work is undoubtedly of great importance” – Sir David Attenborough