Tom Marquardt New SBID President 2019, UK Building Interior Designers

New SBID President News

The Society of British & International Design Appointment

1 Oct 2019

Tom Marquardt is the new SBID president

SBID appoints Tom Marquardt as new SBID President

London, UK, 1st of October 2019 – The Society of British & International Design (SBID) has appointed Tom Marquardt as the new SBID president for a 12-month term following his two years induction as Vice President. Tom replaces Diana Celella who succeeded SBID’s Founding President, Dr Vanessa Brady OBE.

Tom Marquardt, new SBID President:
Tom Marquardt New SBID President
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Director of Interiors and Former Vice President of HOK global interiors, Tom Marquart will undertake his new position of President from 2nd October 2019. As an internationally respected leader, Tom’s innovative work with interior’s, interdisciplinary design and branded environments have been recognised for over 30 years.

Discussing the new position Tom stated “I am honoured to be appointed by the SBID Executive Board. My role will include championing industry improvements, design and thought leadership with the organisation to further the vision of SBID in raising standards of the design profession across the world. This is a crowning career role for me, and I will work hard to use this platform to continue to contribute to the success of the industry in the coming months and years”.

About SBID (Society of British and International Design)

The Society of British and International Design (SBID) is one of the leading British professional accrediting bodies and representatives for global interior design, supporting professional and trading standards of interior designers, Architects and manufacturers. SBID works with business experts, government bodies, trade associations and academics to guide and measure the profession through best practice; setting the standard for the industry at large to develop future growth.

Accredited members include interior designers, architects, developers, specifiers and construction professionals who operate across both commercial and residential sectors. SBID is active in 49 countries worldwide and have been instrumental in lobbying government, the Bank of England, The House of Commons and the House of Lords for changing regulation of interior design as a profession; aiming to give interior designers an officially protected title.
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