Elia has participated in 16 expeditions around the world and has stood on the summit of Everest twice, always with cameras in-hand.
He is the founder of FindingLife.ca, an adventure learning platform that inspires and empowers young people to live out their dreams and contribute to making the world a better place.
As a professional speaker, Elia brings the world above 8000m to life for his audiences and shares emotional human stories that stir the soul and inspire action in all who attend his conferences. His unique style of combining his filmmaking with powerful storytelling separate his presentations from many others. He is represented by Speakers Spotlight.
When not working on outdoor adventure projects, Elia can be found supporting the work of NGOs around the world. From Syrian refugees, to internally displaced people in South Sudan, to Africans living with Albinism in East Africa. Elia uses his craft as a filmmaker to invoke and inspire positive change.
He recently co-starred in television series on Discovery Canada entitled: Unclimbed - Reaching the Summit. The episodes can be seen here: https://goo.gl/gX7nTR
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