SBID appoints new President

October 9, 2019

(UK) – Tom Marquardt takes on role as new SBID President.

The Society of British & International Design (SBID) has appointed Tom Marquardt as the new SBID president for a twelve-month term following his two years induction as Vice President. Tom replaces Diana Cellala who succeeded SBID’s Founding President, Dr Vanessa Brady OBE.

Director of Interiors and Former Vice President of HOK global interiors, Tom Marquart will undertake his new position of President from 2nd October 2019. He has over 30 years of experience in interior’s, interdisciplinary design and branded environments.

Discussing the new position Marquardt said: “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.”