Qazi Hussain Ahmad (born 1938) (Pashto/Urdu: قاضی حسین احمد) was the third president (1987-2009) of the Islamist political party Jamaat-e-Islami, a major political party in Pakistan. Ahmad was also head of the Muttahidah Majlis-e-’Amal (English: Council of United Action), a coalition between religious-political parties.Qazi was born in 1938 in the house of Maulana Qazi Muhammad Abdul Rab at Ziarat Kaka Sahib, Distt. Nowshera, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Qazi Sahb is decendent of great Seljoki Sheikh Hazrat Akhun Adeen/Adyan,who was a teacher of Hazrat kakaka sahib and contemporary of khushal Khan Khattak,the shrine of sheikh Akhund Adyan is at Akora khattak,the decendents of sheikh Akhund Adyan seljoki are titled as Qazi or Qazyan and mostly are living at ziarat kaka sahib. A teacher by profession, Maulana knew religious knowledge and political influence to the extent that he was appointed as the President of Jamiat-e-Ulema-e-Hind for Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. Qazi Hussain Ahmed was the youngest among his ten siblings.
After having completed early education at home, Qazi Hussain Ahmad was admitted to Islamia College, Peshawar and got his Masters of Science (M.Sc.) degree in Geography from Peshawar University. He served as lecturer for three years, teaching at the graduate level. Owing to his inclination towards the activities of Jamaat, he did not continue in teaching profession. After that he started his own business. He marked his presence in this field and was elected as Vice President, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (Provincial) Chamber of Commerce and Industry.