Directors are able to serve two two-year terms before standing down and joining our Alumni. The Council is led by the President, who serves a one year term.
The Council of Directors develops and oversees both the long and short term strategic direction of the Institute, supported by the Institute's network of committees and staff. Their work is monitored by the BIID Audit Committee.
Lester is President of the BIID and responsible for strategic development of the Institute. He is an independent design consultant.
Lindsey is the President Elect of the BIID. She runs her own interior design practice.
Harriet is the Past President of the BIID. She runs her own design practice.
Sue is a past president of the BIID. Her practice specialises in commercial and residential interior design and also product design.
Mathew chairs the Membership Committee. He works for a design practice which focuses on residential and commercial.
Eva represents the Institute's Industry Partners on Council. She runs her own marketing business.
As Chair of the CPD Committee, Claire oversees the CPD programme and Providers Directory. She runs her own design practice.
May sits on the Membership Assessment Panel. She runs her own design practice focused on boutique office design.
Anne is a member of the CPD committee. She founded her own Design Practice in 2004.
Mia is a member of the Membership Committee. She founded Mia Karlsson Interior Design in 2003.
In the first in a new series on collaboration we examine why supplier relationships are so important.
BIID President, Lester Bennet, would like to wish all our members a happy 2021.
BIID has welcomed a range of new members and Industry Partners over the last three months.