Ishtiaque Zahir Titas, Hon.FAIA, is a practicing Architect & Urban Designer from Bangladesh. He is the Co-founder of Vitti Sthapati Brindo Ltd, a leading practice in Dhaka, Bangladesh for the last 28 years. His works have received recognition locally and internationally. He did his post Graduation in Computing & Design in London. He was a Council member of IAB, Honorary Treasurer of ARCASIA, Architects Regional council for Asia and Chairman of ACPP, ARCASIA Committee on Professional Practice. He has been representing the UIA in UN-Habitat, advocating on professionals interests in the New Urban Agenda (NUA). As Co Chair PCG Professionals, GAP, on behalf of UIA, he made official statement at the 7th plenary meeting of Habitat III, in Quito, 2016. He worked as Policy UNIT expert for Habitat III conference 2016 by UN-Habitat. He is also the current Council member of UIA Region IV.