Leigh Christie holds a degree in Engineering Physics from the University of British Columbia, and has a decade of experience in the fields of clean energy and sustainable transportation technologies, including the development and commercialization of PEM fuel-cells and electric vehicles. Leigh first became interested in sustainable transportation when he helped lead a team of engineering students to build Western Canada’s first solar powered vehicle at UBC. Leigh went on to design battery packs as a consultant for several automotive startup companies. Leigh is best known for creating the Mondo Spider, a pure-electric 1,500 lb walking vehicle. After completing this project Leigh went on to co-found the eatART Laboratory in Vancouver, BC. Leigh holds three patents on fuel cells and automation devices. Currently, Leigh is focused on electric bicycles, portable power products, conceptual art, and entrepreneurship. Through his dedication to good design, Leigh strives to push technological and cultural boundaries.