Keith Mascord is a Canadian-born Australian. He has been a teacher, a priest, an academic, a chaplain and a parole officer. For 15 years, he taught philosophy and pastoral ministry at the Anglican Seminary in Sydney. In 2007, he wrote an Open Letter calling for reform in the Anglican Diocese of Sydney, which received widespread support. Mascord is married to Judy. They have five sons and two grandsons. He is interested in philosophy and hermeneutics. He loves to body surf and play touch rugby, and to meet over coffee with family and friends.