Anja Dirks (NL)


Architect and I.A., owner of INZIGHT architecture and the partnership Interior+dementia.
Former board member of Dutch Federation of I.A.; currently commission member at Dutch Architects Registration Bureau.

Jan Geysen (B), Vice President

ECIA Board member since 2013.

Director of PUUR interior architects.
Board member of AINB.
ECIA Vice president since 2015.

Elke Kaiser (DE)

Secretary General

She was full-time secretary general of the german association BDIA for 18 years. Board member of ECIA from 1999 to 2004. Again board member since 2011

Marianne Daepp (CH)

Board member, Treasurer

She is owner of the studio Marianne Daepp, Innen-Architektur VSI in Maur, Switzerland. She has been member of the VSI. ASAI for many years. And she has been involved in federal commissions of education and research in Switzerland. Board member since 2013.

Elisabetta de Strobel (IT)

Board member, Treasurer

She is the Interior designer and Art Director of Terzomillennium Innovative Communication Lab (since 1994), Italy. Member of Italian Association of Interior Designers (AIPi) since 2015.

Tüüne-Kristin Vaikla (EST)

Board member, Treasurer

Founder|Partner of VAIKLA STUDIO. Interior architect in Tallinn; advisory board member of the Estonian Association of Interior Architects and curator of the international interior architecture symposiums SISU in Tallinn 2014–2016. She has curated the Estonian National Exhibition at the 13th Venice Architecture Biennale and been a guest lecturer and critic at the University of Melbourne RMIT 2013. She is currently a PhD candidate in Estonian Academy of Arts.

Former presidents

Christine Borella (F) President of ECIA 1999 - 2004.
Director of Borella Art and Design, based in Paris, France, together with her husband Nicola Borella Interior Architect. She has been involved in ECIA since 1995. She was a member of the board of IFI, the International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers 2001-2003.

Kees Spanjers (NL) President of ECIA 2004 - 2008
Director of BV Zaanen Spanjers Architects in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He is the past president of BNI, and a past board member in IFI, the International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers. He served as ECIA president from 2004-2008.

Roeland van der Hidde (NL) President of ECIA 1992 - 1999.
Director of Hidde Consultants in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He was ECIA's first president, and is also a past president and now a honourable member of BNI, the Netherlands.