Our Council

Cameron Woo

President, Interior Design Confederation Singapore
Principal, Cameron Woo Design

Cameron Woo, founder of Cameron Woo Design (CWD), is celebrated as one of the world’s top interior designers. His firm has been featured in the interior design bible, Andrew Martin Interior Design Review, the Oscars of the interior design world, and has won multiple awards from the International Property Awards, London for World’s Best Interior Design, Asia Pacific’s Best Interior Design and for Singapore. 

CWD’s clientele include many of the world’s leading property developers such as Kerry Properties, Swire Properties, Capitaland Residential, Ho Bee Group and Mulpha International.

Cameron Woo has been invited to speak at international interior design conferences such as 100% Design, China International Interior Design Cultural Festival, One to One with World Class Designers and Hong Kong International Lighting Fair.

CWD has collaborated with some of the world’s largest consumer and prestige brands such as Dulux, Louis Vuitton and Philips Lighting. Cameron Woo is a panellist on Akzonobel’s Colour Futures and has also been the guest judge and mentor on the hit international interior design reality television show The Apartment TV.

Andrea Savage

Vice President, Interior Design Confederation Singapore
Co-Founder & Creative Director, A Life by Design

Andrea Savage is the Founder and Creative Director of A Life by Design Ptd Ltd, a design company focused on inspiring people to an unencumbered way of life, so they embrace a life well lived, a life to the MAX. With over 12 years of expertise in interior design, Andrea infuses the spaces she creates with joy and emotions, aiming to inspire people to embrace a life well-lived. Her philosophy is that less is a bore, and she loves when spaces are abundant and majestic.

Andrea's work has been featured in notable publications such as Vogue, The Business Times, Prestige, Home & Decor, and Singapore Tatler Homes. She was also selected for the Andrew Martin Interior Design Review, a compilation of the top 100 designers' works worldwide.

Maximalism is not just a design philosophy for Andrea; it is her way of life. She believes in creating a life full of memories and moments, just like she ensures that everything in a room has a purpose. Andrea's creativity and imagination have also been showcased on television. She has appeared as a guest judge on reality shows such as The Apartment and Come On In on HGTV ASIA.

Amy Picanço

Marketing Chair, Interior Design Confederation Singapore
Founder & Director, Aym Design

Amy spent several years working across the Asia-Pacific region before settling down in Singapore to establish Aym Design, an Interior Architecture and Design Studio.

Since the launch in late 2013, her focus has been on creating highly efficient planning solutions and branded spaces which enhance the user experience. Amy believes there is an intrinsic link between physical space and the user identity, and aims to bring this to life through all her projects.

She has an honest and transparent approach to her process, and actively encourages a collaborative working method with her clients. The aim is to educate and guide her clients seamlessly through every project.

Pola Rissa Bejasa Pantaleon

Membership Chair & Council Member, Interior Design Confederation Singapore
Senior Interior Designer, Avalon Collective Pte Ltd

With almost 2 decades of boundless experience in Interior Architecture, Pola worked with significant design firms in Singapore before joining Avalon Collective Pte. Ltd and lead prestigious hospitality projects from conception to reality — in Maldives, Vietnam, China, Malaysia, Japan and Singapore.

As the New IDCS Member Chair, Pola applauds the existing members, to attract new members, to maintain a strong network of valuable individuals and keep the momentum alive.

Faizan Shah

Design Education Chair & Council Member, Interior Design Confederation Singapore
Lecturer, Singapore Polytechnic

Faizan Shah was born in Singapore and educated from the Singapore Polytechnic with a Diploma in Architectural Technology and consequently at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT, B.Arch) with Distinction in Australia, 2009 & Universitat Innsbruck, 2013 M.Arch (Dip.-Ing) with Excellence. There, he developed an interest in the complexities of engaging architecture with focus on the poetical and representational through theory and instruments of perception. He has collectively apprenticed in several architectural design firms before pursuing his undergraduate studies and practised as a multi-disciplinary interior designer in Singapore upon graduation. Faizan Shah is currently a lecturer leading the Generative Design Studio in Singapore Polytechnic’s Interior Design School which explores cutting-edge generative design methodologies and approaches.

Zandro Bordeos

Treasurer, Interior Design Confederation Singapore
Michael Fiebrich Design

With diverse experience in both Architectural & Interior Design Industry, Zandro has honed his skills in working for both Local and International Design Consultancy firms. He has worked on projects across Asia-pacific region and travelled to oversee them namely Australia, China, Indonesia, Macau, Malaysia, Thailand, India, and HongKong. His passion for Design is his driving force for continuous learning, and his love for sports is an added means to establish network connections.

Zandro is also very passionate about freehand drawings. While his Interior Design work is very technically detailed when he works during weekdays using computer aided software like Cadd and Adobe Photoshop, he spends most of his weekends attending live urban sketching sessions all over Singapore using various colouring mediums such as watercolour, markers, coloured pencils and pens. It is his means to de-stress from the busy world of work. 

Shivani Malhotra

Honorary Secretary, Interior Design Confederation Singapore
Director, Traka Pte Ltd

Director at TraKa Pte Ltd, LEED AP(BD+C), Architect, Interior Designer, Space Planner, Volunteering @NEA, Environmentalist, Council Member of IDCS, Member of SIDS, Member of Council of Architects(India)

With experience in architecture, interior design and design management, Shivani launched TraKa Pte Ltd in 2015, offering a sincere and transparent service for interior design ranging from full renovation to part renovation, space planning to styling of spaces, further extending to organizing spaces and face-lifting existing spaces. The primary focus of design has been on residential and commercial projects with further value addition extracted from knowledge of LEED, to create long term healthy and sustainable spaces.

As a hobby Shivani writes her blog to inspire people on green and sustainable ways of living, diffusing essential oils to complete required feel of a space and enjoy spreading awareness about garbage segregation, making garbage enzymes, composting and gardening. Shivani strongly believes that Sustainability = Survival.

Geila Daughtrey

Co-Opt Member, Interior Design Confederation Singapore
Director, Rockett Studio Pte Ltd

Geila has over twenty years of experience designing commercial interiors for projects spanning across the UK, Europe, the Middle East, Australia and Asia.

Geila founded Rockett Studio in Singapore in 2014, shortly after which she was recognized for her 'design excellence and outstanding contribution to the design industry' by Hong Kong’s premier architecture and design magazine, Perspective.

Over the course of her career, Geila has worked with industry-leading Architects and Designers in both London and Singapore, with an expansive list of credits including hospitality venues for global brands including 67 Pall Mall Singapore, Gordon Ramsay, Burger & Lobster, InterContinental Hotels, Accor Hotels, BMW, Rolls Royce and the private concierge service Quintessentially.

Goh Siak Koon

Council Member, Interior Design Confederation Singapore
Founder, Live Well Collaborative – Singapore

Goh worked in Sydney on residential and commercial buildings for several years before his return to Singapore where he founded Live Well Collaborative – Singapore (LWC-S) in 2010, the independent innovation research centre focusing on revolutionising product designs and development for consumers aged 50 and above in Asia. He expanded the open innovation model to carry out studies and primary research in the Asia Pacific region while working closely with student teams, and successfully invited five multinational companies such as Procter & Gamble, Panasonic and Mondelez to join as members. He has also worked with several public statutory boards, MNCs, SMEs and hospitals including HDB, Singapore Airlines and KTPH amongst others. Following the success of LWC-S, Goh established The User Experience Centre (UXC) providing opportunities to SP staff and students to receive exposure to applied learning, integrating classroom learning with real-life applications and real users.

Yahli Toh

Council Member, Interior Design Confederation Singapore
Principal, Light Collab

Yah Li Toh, IALD, IES, CLD is the Principal of Light Collab, a lighting design studio based in Singapore with office in Japan. She graduated from architectural school of National University of Singapore and pursued Masters in Architectural Lighting design in Hochschule Wismar, Germany. She is one of the first 5 to be recognised with the Certified Lighting Designer (CLD) Certification and named internationally as the top 40 under 40 lighting designers at the Lighting Design Awards 2019. She is also the Southeast Asia regional coordinator for the International Association of Lighting Designers.

With Light Collab, she worked on various notable award-winning international projects such as monuments, commercial buildings, hotels, restaurants and residence in Japan, Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Malaysia, China and other parts of Asia. The projects of Light Collab have won multiple international illumination awards such as IES Awards of Merit, Good Lighting Award by Illuminating Engineering Institute of Japan 2013, LIT Awards 2017, Lighting Design Awards 2019.

Joanne Lee

Co-Opt Member, Interior Design Confederation Singapore
Founder & Principal, naui studio

Joanne Lee is a principal and founder of naui studio, an international interior architecture & design studio specialising in personalised projects for private clients & property developers throughout Singapore & abroad, known for its adventurous aesthetic, quality craftsmanship and inspired approach to capturing the heart and soul of every project in masterful design detail. Joanne has worked with tonychi and HBA, the notable hospitality design firms and throughout her career, she has developed her impeccable design style and has made her mark in many industries including hotels and luxury residential.

Joanne embarked on a career in interior design after graduating from Parsons School of Design in New York City. She has lived and worked in both US and Asia, Joanne truly embraces rich culture of both lives and translates it into her design. She has worked on prestige projects such as Rosewood Hong Kong, Grand Hyatt Gurgaon, Four Seasons Dalian, Four Seasons Lijiang, Fueguia Soho and luxury residences in New York, London and China. Joanne creates elegant modern, timeless and sophisticated design and truly enjoys working with her clients, and her vision is to lead each project successfully and make it memorable.