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.

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.

Teresa Casas

Board member since 2016

Teresa Casas owns Teresa Casas Interior Design

Secretary General of the Girona College Interior Desingers 1999-2010

President of the Girona College Interior Designers (Catalonia) 2010-2015

Currently, President of the College of Interior Designers of Catalonia and the General Council of the Colleges of Interior Designers of Spain.

Former presidents

Per Reinholtz (SE) President of ECIA 2014-2015
Director of Reinholtz & Ronnemark architects. Former ECIA boardmember and past president of the Swedish organization.

Joke Van Hengstum (NL) President of ECIA 2008-2014
Director of Van Hengstum Interieurarchitekten. Several years she was secretary and president of BNI. She was president of ECIA from 2008-2014.

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.

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.

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.