BEDA elects the BEDA Board of Directors, term 2022-2024

As a part of BEDA General Assembly on 20 May BEDA elects 11 Board Members. While this includes the commitment of previous Board Members, it also includes three new board members. The BEDA Board of Directors serving a two-year term are as follows (in alphabetical order):

Andrew Bradley

Design & Crafts Council of Ireland, Ireland

Board Member since 2020 

 

 

Anna Kohut-Jankó

Hungarian Design Council, Hungary

Board Member since 2018

 

 

Fabrizio Pierandrei

Association for Industrial Design, Italy

Board Member since 2018

 

 

Ingrid van der Wacht

Dutch Design Foundation, Netherland

Board Member since 2020

 

 

Lars Eriksson

Swedish Design Society, Sweden

Board Member since 2022

 

 

Mark Illi

Swiss Design Association, Switzerland

Board Member since 2022

 

 

Martin Fössleitner

designaustria, Austria

Board Member since 2018

 

 

Piotr Swiatek

PDR-Cardiff Metropolitan University, United Kingdom

Board Member since 2020

 

 

Regina Hanke

Deutscher Designtag e.V., Germany

Board Member since 2022

 

 

 

The BEDA President and BEDA Vice President did not stand for election. Isabelle Vérilhac will continue her presidency until the General Assembly in May 2023, at which point Christina Melander becomes the President of BEDA, serving from May 2023 until May 2025.

Isabelle Vérilhac

Cité du design, France

President since 2020

 

 

Christina Melander

Danish Design Centre, Denmark

Vice President since 2021