Sheikh Hussain Yee is the Founder and President of Al-Khaadem. A Malaysian citizen of Chinese descent who is committed to da’wah and social work, he is a unique and recognisable personality in the Islamic world.
Sheikh Hussain is popular for his simple yet insightful talks on the international Islamic lecture circuit and Islamic media networks such as TV Bahrain, TV Islaam Channel London, Peace TV India, and Iqra’ TV. Born in a Buddhist family, Sheikh Hussain has reverted to Islam in 1968. Upon completing his basic education, he furthered his studies at the Islamic University of Madinah in Saudi Arabia, majoring in Hadith. He was privileged to have studied under one of the great scholars on Hadith of the 20th century, Sheikh Muhammad Nasiruddin Al-Albani.
Upon graduation, Sheikh Hussain has worked in various organisations to strengthen and disseminate da’wah and support new reverts. Among other positions, he spent a year in 1980 as an Advisor for the Cambodian Islamic Refugee Organisation in Paris, France. He has also served as a Counsellor and Mubaligh Officer at PERKIM Kuala Lumpur, the Malaysian agency for new reverts, and as the Director of Da’wah for the Islamic Center in Hong Kong from 1984 to 1985.