Max Thabiso Edkins
Technical Trainer and Media Coordinator, ClimateConscious Programme, ResourceAfrica UK
Max Thabiso Edkins was born in Lesotho and grew up between Lesotho Germany and South Africa. After completing a BSc in Natural Science and Economics at the University of Cape Town, he did his Masters at the University of Oxford, where he focused on renewable energy. Max has worked as a marine biologist and ecologist, a renewable energy specialist advising South African parliament and government on climate change and energy policies. He is also a photographer and filmmaker. He is currently the technical trainer and media coordinator for the ClimateConscious Programme, ResourceAfrica UK, under which community photo-stories, participatory theatre and educational climate change films have been produced with and for communities in southern and eastern Africa.