SBID appoints Tom Marquardt as new SBID President
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 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. 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.”