Ayatollah Seyed Ahmad Khatami was born in 1960 in Iran's northern province of Semnan. He is a senior cleric, member of the Constitutional Council and a senior member of the Assembly of Experts.
On November 2, 2020, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei appointed him as a new member to the Constitutional Council’s board of Fuqaha (Islamic jurists) after one of its long-serving members resigned because of poor health. He replaced Ayatollah Mohammad Yazdi in the council, who passed away at age 89 in December the same year.
Ayatollah Khatami is also a member of the Society of Seminary Teachers of Qom as well as the Supreme Council of Qom's Hozeh Elmiyeh (Islamic seminary).
He has written many books out of which we can refer to the followings: