Leon Lazarus joined the Guild in 2019 and got involved immediately by presenting at the January meeting in 2019. In 2020, he was appointed to fill a vacant position for the 2020-2021 term.

Leon is a graduate of the Rhodes University School of Journalism and Media Studies in South Africa. After a twenty-five year career in corporate communications and marketing, he now works as a marketing consultant. Leon hosts Tune Me What, a South African music podcast. He has illustrated three children’s books, written his first YA novel, and is working on a collection of short stories about the absurdities of life under Apartheid.