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Leo is a freelance writer, editor and video journalist, producing and managing content for the Financial Times, Forbes, The Times, The Telegraph, and a host of corporate and charity clients.

He has a strong background in business, social and lifestyle issues, and is experienced in video interviewing and podcasting.

Leo's skills include: corporate content writing and content marketing, investigative news and feature writing, interviewing, editing, subbing, video interviewing, podcasting and voice overs.

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Prior to freelancing, Leo was News Editor at Computerworld UK, shaping an investigative news strategy into major government and business IT projects. He was also deputy editor at IT Europa, a subscription-only technology and marketing publication, as well as media researcher at PR Newswire.

He has a Bachelors degree in French and Spanish from Southampton University, and is fluent in those languages.
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Freelance writer, editor and video journalist
  • Freelance writer, editor and video journalist
    2003 - present
  • Computerworld UK (IDG)
    News Editor, 2007 - 2012
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Government must to do more to protect people from malware, say MPs

The government has been urged by MPs to do more to protect the public from malware and other online attacks.

Europe and US warn of possible HFT clampdown

Lawmakers and regulators in both Europe and the US are proposing a potential clampdown on high frequency trading.

UPS and TNT technology to deliver on multimillion pound merger savings

Delivery firm UPS is set to acquire rival TNT Express for €5.2 billion (£4.3 billion), with merged IT and process standardisation crucial to

BP demands massive forensic examination of Halliburton computer systems ...

BP has demanded that a court allow a huge forensic examination of Halliburton's IT systems, over accusations that the US cementing contracto

Bank of Scotland in 'very serious' risk systems failure

The Bank of Scotland has made serious regulatory failures in its risk systems and controls, according to the Financial Services Authority.

NHS trust that abandoned NPfIT signs CSC deal -

Royal Berkshire NHS Trust, which dramatically quit the National Programme for IT (NPfIT) in 2008, has signed a deal with CSC – the National

BlackBerry users express anger at two day outage - - written by Leo King

BlackBerry users around the world have expressed immense frustration that at an outage has paralysed their mobile email, internet and BlackBerry Messenger (BBM

High frequency trading given dim verdict by Kay review participants

High frequency trading (HFT) has been given a dim verdict in a government sponsored review, undertaken by Professor John Kay.

Latvian 'hacked broker-dealers in £560,000 share scam'

A Latvian man has been charged by the US financial regulator for an alleged online stock fraud that cost investors more than $2million (£1.3

ING banks on in-memory analytics

ING is expanding its use of in-memory business intelligence analytics, using a real-time system from supplier Quartet FS.

Threadneedle behavioural analysis IT 'key in catching rogue trader'

Behavioural analysis systems, interlinked with trading execution technology, were vital in asset management firm Threadneedle catching a 'ro

Citi considering supercomputer analytics

Citigroup is planning to use an IBM Watson supercomputer to drive better analytics.

M&S e-commerce IT systems bolster Christmas revenues

Marks & Spencer has revealed that its M&S Direct online ordering service and Christmas Food to Order site played a key part in deliv

Serious Fraud Office blasted over poor information management

A High Court judge has issued a tough rebuke to the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), over the watchdog's handling of a case that left it unable t

Rio Tinto ramps up automated IT-driven mining

Mining giant Rio Tinto is massively expanding its Mine of the Future programme, in which IT drives automated exploration and production.

London Stock Exchange proximity service swoops below 100 microsecond bar...

The London Stock Exchange (LSE) has dramatically slashed round trip latency times for proximity hosting, in collaboration with Colt, on its

NASDAQ and BATS stock exchange websites hit by hackers

Hackers have hit the websites of the NASDAQ and BATS stock exchanges.

Thomson Reuters CEO leaves weeks after admitting Eikon switchover errors...

Thomson Reuters chief executive Tom Glocer is set to step down, a month after he expressed serious regret for the fast pace of the company's

London NHS trusts seek £400m patient records system

Following last year's official cancellation of the failed £12.7 billion NHS National Programme for IT, nine London trusts are seeking a fram

CSC: Government has no right to cancel NHS IT contract

CSC, which was this year roundly branded by government committees as a failure for its dismal performance on the NHS National Programme for