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.
Gilly is the current President and is responsible for the strategic development of the Institute. She runs her own design practice.
As Past President, Charles works closely with the President to ensure continuity on Council. He runs his own design practice in London...
Harriet is the President Elect and chairs the Membership Committee. She runs her own design practice in London.
Sue is a past president of the BIID. Her practice specialises in commercial and residential interior design and also product design.
Lester has numerous roles supporting the institute including being an assessor. He is an independent design consultant.
Mathew sits on the Professional Practice 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.
Lindsey has numerous roles including overseeing student and educator relationships. She runs her own interior design practice.
Ciara sits on the Professional Practice Committee . She runs her own interior design practice.
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