Hussain Ziyath

Most recently was Chief Planning Officer at Housing Development Corporation, Maldives, where he worked on nationwide masterplans providing planning consultancy for new urban and regional developments. In his private capacity, he works as a planner with local government agencies and communities to produce local development plans through participatory planning.

Holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Architectural Science from Curtin University and a Master of Arts in Urban Planning and Design from the University of Sheffield.

Aim at MIT is to explore how decentralized planning and governance can bring equitable access to services and sustainable urban development.