Professor Dato' Dr. Hussein Ahmad (birth date: 1942) has a varied and illustrious career development from 1964 till the present. He obtained his Ph. D (Education, 1979) from Stanford University, California, USA. His professional areas of specialisation cover the broad field of education, specifically in policy studies and evaluation, research in the sociology of educational development, educational planning, management and leadership. He also has vast teaching experience from primary, secondary, university to post graduate level.