Maxwell J Smith is a Clean Air Campaigner at Environmental Justice Australia, where he works with coal communities and health experts to control toxic pollution from coal-fired power stations. Max previously worked at the Australian Conservation Foundation as a community organiser – recruiting, training and supporting a national network of volunteers to campaign for climate justice. He started life as a campaigner and organiser with the Australian Youth Climate Coalition. Max has a law degree, but he’s never been admitted to practice as a lawyer. He preferred the idea of being a grassroots campaigner! Max is a 2016 graduate of the Community Organising Fellowship and holds a post-graduate qualification in community advocacy. Max likes dancing, playing soccer and performing stand-up comedy.