A. K. M. Nazir Ahmad was an Islamist politician in Pakistan, and later Bangladesh. At the time of his death, he was Nayeb-e-Ameer of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami. Ahmad was born in the village of Boalia, located in Borua Upazila of the district of Comilla in Bangladesh in 1939. After completing his primary and secondary education, he obtained Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in English from Dhaka University in 1962. A year later in 1963, he obtained an M.A. from the same university.
He was actively involved in student politics since 1960 and was the Central President of East Pakistan Islami Chhatra Sangha. After finishing his studies, he joined Jamaat-e-Islami in 1965. Within a short time, he was appointed the Ameer of Comilla division in 1967. Throughout his political tenure he served as member of Majlis-e-Shura, Central Working Committee and Executive Committee. In 2009, he was appointed Nayeb-e-Ameer of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami, a post he held till his demise