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Cresta Team

Eric Leigh

Operating Partner


Mr. Leigh joined Cresta as an Operating Partner in 2023 with nearly two decades of experience in energy, across commodity trading and commercial midstream. Prior to joining Cresta, Mr. Leigh helped lead business development and carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) origination activities for Navigator CO2 Ventures and drove the firm’s strategy for environmental attributes as the Executive Director, Carbon Supply & Markets. Mr. Leigh joined Navigator CO2 after nearly a decade with NGL Energy Partners LP, where he served in Vice President and Director level roles in the company’s Water Solutions business. In that capacity, he was responsible for leading asset integration, optimization and strategic relationship management for NGL, helping build an industry-leading water management platform. Before moving into executive leadership, Mr. Leigh was a Senior Trader at NGL’s renewable fuels division, directing NGL’s ethanol marketing and compliance trading businesses. Prior to NGL, Mr. Leigh was in trading roles across Gavilon Energy’s commodity trading business where he focused on arbitrage, physical supply and logistics in the renewable fuels markets. Mr. Leigh holds an M.B.A. from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, and a B.S. in Technical Systems Management from the University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign.