Photography: Grant Smith

Nissrin Zaptia

Senior Account Director

Nissrin has over 10 years’ experience in public relations and marketing for the architecture and design industries.  Prior to joining ING, Nissrin gained a breadth of experience in international business development and marketing in Africa, South America, the Middle East and Asia. Born in Tripoli, Libya and raised in the UK, Nissrin studied fashion design at the London College of Fashion and has lived and worked in Abu Dhabi and Cape Town, South Africa.

Her experience covers a range of project types from the promotion of cultural developments, creation of placemaking strategies to a freelance PR and marketing consultant for the launch of a contemporary African art gallery in Johannesburg, South Africa. Nissrin has guest edited the arts and culture issue of Design Exchange magazine and is currently curating a self-initiated exhibition of contemporary Middle Eastern artists from the Arab diaspora.