Co-Founder & Head of International Relations
With an aim to establish an International Centre for Excellence in Interaction Design, Alie moved to Denmark in 2006 as one of the founding team members of CIID.
Originally from a concept design background, Alie has 14 years of experience working across interaction design, marketing, innovation and business & technology research.
Alie manages the educational activities at CIID: The Interaction Design Programme, Summer Schools and the OPEN lecture series. She is responsible for managing the Institute’s extensive international network of academics, professionals and partner organisations.
Before moving to Denmark to work at the Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design, Alie was a project manager at the Interaction Design Institute Ivrea (Italy) where she coordinated industry facing projects, exhibitions and communications.
She took the drastic step to work in academia after living and working in London, where she managed design-centred projects and events for a wide range of clients. Her approach towards managing projects and communications focuses on people, team-building and open networking.