McLeod became a FIFA referee in 1993. He is also a headmaster. After his retirement he became a match commissioner of COSAFA (Council of Southrn Africa Football Associations) and chairman of the South African Football Association Technical Committee.
He was active at the African Nations Cup in South Africa 1996 and Burkina Faso 1998.
In 1997 McLeod took charge of 2 matches at the Confederations Cup.
McLeod refereed at a World Cup fame, the first ref from South Africa to do so. The match was in France 1998 between Spain and Paraguay.