Barry Leonard leads the finance team at Woodwell Climate and is responsible for the development, management, direction, and oversight of the Center’s finance and accounting activities. He works closely with Woodwell’s operations, development, people and culture, and research departments to ensure the Center is able to accomplish its mission.
Leonard comes to the Center with 20 years of experience working in accounting and finance for both nonprofit and healthcare organizations, and brings a creative approach to problem solving. He believes strongly in Woodwell’s mission to combat climate change and as a parent, hopes to play a role in creating a better future for a new generation.
Leonard grew up in Ireland and enjoys hiking and being outdoors as much as possible.