Max Fawcett is an award-winning writer and magazine editor whose work has been published in the Walrus, Hazlitt, Eighteen Bridges, BC Business, the Globe and Mail, the National Post, the Toronto Star, Avenue Magazine, THIS Magazine, and Corporate Knights, among other places.

As an editor he's been at the helm of Vancouver Magazine and Alberta Oil, and he got his start in the business as the managing editor and Calgary bureau chief of Alberta Venture magazine between 2010 and 2014. Prior to that, he was the editor of the Chetwynd Echo, the community newspaper serving the small northern community of Chetwynd, British Columbia, between 2008 and 2009.

He's also a past editor of and a former political hack who likes brussels sprouts and interesting facial hair, drinks his coffee black and his whiskey straight, and still believes in the virtues of the serial comma, CP style notwithstanding. He is neither as serious nor as smug as he appears to be in this photo.