Prior to joining the South African Foreign Service in 2006, Leon spent
15 years as a community organiser and international development
practitioner in Africa, Asia and Europe. In August 2008 he took up his four year assignment as Consul at the South Consulate in New York. Leon coordinated activities in partnership with the International Marketing Council of South Africa, Tourism South Africa and South African corporates based in the USA.
Mr Naidoo took up his assignment as Consul Political/Economic at the
South Africa Consulate Hong Kong and Macao Special Administrative
Regions (SAR) on 10th December 2015. Strong business, investment
and trade networks had been formed with companies and associations
in the Greater Bay Area of China fostering stronger commercial
relations for South African and African companies.