About Leon Fear
Joining the family business at 19, Leon started in construction, working on-site doing all the trades, before moving in to a short period in estate agency, property management and later in to property development.
Leon oversees Fear Group’s extensive property interests and looks for new strategic land opportunities in the UK in both the residential and commercial sectors.
As former Ambassador of the British Library Business and Intellectual Property Centre (BIPC) Leon promoted the use of libraries and the services the BIPC can offer entrepreneurs.
Leon has been featured in the Daily Express and Financial Times as well as various regional press and is a regular contributor with articles and comments about business and entrepreneurship to various national press including the Daily Telegraph, Property News and Business Today magazine as well as being columnist for Business Leader Magazine, writing a monthly column about property and entrepreneurship. He has been an ambassador on three consecutive occasions for “The Business Show” supporting events held at ExCel and Olympia in London during 2015 & 2016.
In early 2016 Leon formed part of the expert panel at the Business Leader Magazine property and construction roundtable discussing issues affecting the industry today.
Leon was recognised by Business Leader Magazine as one of ” The Top 40 Trailblazers” of 2016 and also recently featured in Insider Magazines “42 under 42” which profiles the top 42 Southwest young entrepreneurs driving diverse businesses.
In November 2018, Leon gave a keynote address to a group of international Ultra High Net Worth investors in London under Chatham House Rules.
In October 2019, Leon formed part of a panel of experts at international property event, MIPIM UK, held in London, discussing real estate investment strategy with a focus on sustainable and responsible investment.