Leonel joined Polaris in May of 2008. He currently holds the position of regional operations and maintenance manager covering all of the company's power plants which include: geothermal, hydroelectric and photovoltaic power plants.  Additionally, he is the manager of new projects at the execution stage, being responsible for technical and quality control aspects while in construction.

Over the years working in Polaris, Leonel has held various positions in operations and general supervision, developing strategies to contribute to the optimization of costs and to increase the availability of power plants.

Leonel is an electrical engineer, graduated from Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería. He is currently in the process of concluding a master's degree in renewable energies.