As an artist and inventor, Leigh Christie continually aims to make the world a more beautiful and sustainable place. He is an accomplished Vancouver based engineer, sculptor, and event producer. Christie first gained a passion for energy while earning his degree in Engineering Physics at UBC; in 1999 Leigh led a team of students to build and race Western Canada’s first solar powered vehicle. Since that time, Leigh has specialized in energy storage systems for use in the clean-tech industry. Leigh is most well know for his role in the creation of the Mondo Spider performance sculpture and in founding the eatART Laboratory in Vancouver, BC. Leigh is also the CEO and co-founder MistyWest Energy and Transport Inc; a company through which he helps startup companies with product development and provides due-dilligence for VC firms.