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.