Leon Menezes

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Leon Menezes is a Pakistani management professor.

He was born in Karachi, Pakistan, and studied at St Patrick's High School, Karachi.

Menezes is a MBA graduate of the University of Hull, UK and has corporate work experience in Sales, Marketing, Operations and Human Resources.

During his career he has worked for an airline, a travel company, a development organization and a bank.

He is a founding member of the Trainers Resource Group.

Apart from work, he is a writer, speaker, musician and actor.[1]

He is a regular correspondent for The Friday Times with over 120 articles published.[2]

He started his career with Pan American Airways in 1974 and moved to American Express in 1991. While with Amex, he held positions in Sales and Human Resources and headed the Karachi travel office. He later joined the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in 1999 and then Deutsche Bank, heading the HR functions there.

At American Express he won the President’s Club Award for Sales. He served for four terms on the Executive Committee of a world-wide employee group in Pan American Airways. He has also written articles in Dawn (newspaper) and Newsline, and numerous English stage plays. He also has a personal interest in yoga philosophy.[3]

He joined Shell Pakistan Limited in April 2001 as General Manager Human Resources. He served as a board member of Shell Pakistan from 2006 to 2010.

As of 2013, he is Professor of Practice at the Institute of Business Administration, Karachi.[4]