Dr. Vanessa Brady OBE
Founder & CEO, The Society of British and International Interior Design (SBID)
Vanessa Brady is an international award-winning interior designer, business consultant, and founder of the Society of British and International Interior Design (SBID) with over thirty years of experience in the construction, B2B procurement and post-analysis of the design profession. She speaks on behalf of the UK Government for the Creative Industries to represent the interests of the interior design profession and received an OBE from the Queen, recommended by the Prime Ministers office for services to Interior Design and the UK Economy.
Most recently, Vanessa received the Freedom of the City of London, proposed by the City of London Police following an extensive campaign for protecting Intellectual Property rights of interior designers in the UK. She was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Design in recognition of her achievements for the education of interior design from Southampton Solent University, and won the Woman in the City Award for the Built Environment in 2013.