Meet the Team

Patrick van IJzendoorn

Patrick van IJzendoorn

Co-Founder of Zen Interiors

Patrick is from the Netherlands and started Zen Interiors in 2003. Before going into design and retail he was involved in starting up companies, mainly hospitality related, and seeing them through their initial three years of operation. As the owner he wants to make sure that Zen Interiors keeps growing in a sustainable manner, building on the reputation and relationships that the company has fostered since its inception. Patrick is a keen mountain biker and likes to participate in races around the world as well as supporting the local mountain bike community in the UAE.

Merete Broen

Merete Broen

Co-Founder of Zen Interiors

Merete is from Denmark, and after graduating in the UK she moved to Dubai in 1995. Merete’s highest recognition to date was when Zen Interiors won the International Property Award for the best interior design for an apartment in Le Reve. She is very proud of her dedicated team who all have an interest in achieving the highest standard of service and who are passionate about Interior Design and creating stunning homes. She has two beautiful daughters and on the weekend she enjoys Zumba dancing and horse riding.

Meet the Team
  • Heidi Lonzaga

    Heidi Lonzaga

    Architect & Draughtsman

  • Sam Ayoob

    Sam Ayoob

    Project Manager & Interior Designer

  • Ashley Young

    Ashley Young

    Architect & Interior Designer

  • Ruveals Ajaykumar

    Ruveals Ajaykumar

    Cad Drawer and IT Support

  • Kerrie Dennis

    Kerrie Dennis

    Sales Manager

  • Tom van Leeuwen

    Tom van Leeuwen

    Sales Manager

  • Mariana Todorova

    Mariana Todorova

    Sales Manager

  • Loretta Torio

    Loretta Torio

    Retail Sales Executive

  • Jimbo Hernandez

    Jimbo Hernandez

    Purchase and Admin Manager

  • Mary-Joy Bartolome

    Mary-Joy Bartolome

    Operations Manager

  • Suzette Javier

    Suzette Javier


  • Askar Koppath

    Askar Koppath

    Public Relations Officer