10 new Chartered Practitioners announced in Edinburgh

The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) has welcomed ten new Chartered Public Relations Practitioners (Chart.PR) after they successfully completed the Chartership Assessment Day in Edinburgh on Friday 31 March.

The new Chartered Public Relations Practitioners are:

  • Ben Black Chart.PR, MCIPR, Dip CIPR
  • Laura Butcher Chart.PR, MCIPR
  • Mark Cotton Chart.PR, MCIPR
  • Yvonne Flynn Chart.PR, MCIPR
  • Kathryn Kirk Chart.PR, MCIPR, Dip CIPR
  • Mel McDonald Chart.PR, MCIPR, Dip CIPR
  • Emma Shea Chart.PR, MCIPR, Dip CIPR
  • Chris Taylor Chart.PR, MCIPR
  • Jane Williams Chart.PR, MCIPR
  • Davina Wyper Chart.PR, MCIPR, Dip CIPR

Candidates were rigorously assessed on their skills, knowledge and competencies in ethics, strategy and leadership by a team of expert assessors, led by Paul Noble Found.Chart.PR FCIPR.

Further information on upcoming Chartership Assessment days and how to apply can be found online.

Notes to editors

Notes to editors

About the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR)Founded in 1948, the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) is the Royal Chartered professional body for public relations practitioners in the UK and overseas. The CIPR is the largest membership organisation for PR practitioners outside of North America. By size of turnover and number of individually registered members, we are the leading representative body for the PR profession and industry in Europe.

The CIPR advances professionalism in public relations by making its members accountable to their employers and the public through a code of conduct and searchable public register, setting standards through training, qualifications, awards and the production of best practice and skills guidance, facilitating Continuing Professional Development (CPD), and awarding Chartered Public Relations Practitioner status (Chart.PR).