Albert William Low was an authorized Zen master, an internationally published author, and a former human resources executive. He lived in England, South Africa, Canada, and the United States was the Teacher and Director of the Montreal Zen Center from 1979 until his passing in January 2016. Albert Low held a BA degree in Philosophy and Psychology, and was a trained counselor. In 2003, he was awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws for scholastic attainment and community service by Queen’s University, in Kingston, Ontario. As an internationally acclaimed author, he had fourteen books published, some of which have been translated into French, Spanish, Portuguese, German and Turkish.