Mr McLeod joined the NSPA in 2018 as Deputy Director Support to Operations. Prior to his arrival in the Agency, he served in the British Army for 33 years, the final ten in the rank of Brigadier. He is an experienced logistician, an internationalist and a strategic planner. Mr McLeod served in a wide variety of staff and command posts in the United Kingdom, Germany, Cyprus and France and spent much of his career deployed. Operational and training assistance tours included Northern Ireland, Uganda, Bosnia, Kosovo, Kuwait and Afghanistan.
In addition, he worked for nearly 10 years in the NATO Force Structure, with tours in the French Rapid Reaction Corps and in the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps, as Deputy Chief of Staff Combat Service Support. He was an instructor at the UK's Joint Staff College and is a graduate of the Royal College of Defence Studies in London.