8 more #GetChartered in the Midlands

The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) has welcomed eight new Chartered Public Relations Practitioners (Chart.PR) following an assessment in Birmingham today.

The new Chartered Public Relations Practitioners are:

  • Nichole Culverwell Chart.PR, MCIPR
  • Sally Ellson Chart.PR, MCIPR
  • Martin Flegg Chart.PR, MCIPR, DipCIPR
  • Michael Howard Chart.PR, MCIPR, DipCIPR
  • Zafar Jamati Chart.PR, MCIPR
  • Alison Rankin Frost Chart.PR, MCIPR
  • Laura Scott Chart.PR, MCIPR, Dip CIPR
  • Kathryn Tomos Chart.PR MCIPR

Emma Leech Found.Chart.PR, FCIPR, DipCIPR led a team of expert assessors evaluating candidates' knowledge and competencies in ethics, strategy and leadership.

Jason MacKenzie Found.Chart.PR, FCIPR, DipCIPR, CIPR President
Recent ethical failures in the PR industry highlight the need for truly professional and accountable practitioners. The CIPR is mandated by its Royal Charter to promote professional standards for the benefit of the industry and the general public - and Chartered Practitioners embody these standards. I congratulate each of today's newly Chartered PR professionals.
Jason MacKenzie Found.Chart.PR, FCIPR, DipCIPR, CIPR President

Karen Floyd Chart.PR, MCIPR, DipCIPR gained Chartered PR Status following an assessment in London last month. Below, she reveals her experience of the process.

Notes to editors

About Chartered Practitioner Status
The CIPR's Royal Charter includes the power to grant the status of Chartered Public Relations Practitioner (Chart.PR) to individuals who meet the required standard of professional distinction. More.

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).