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2020
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CIPR appoints 8 new Fellows for outstanding contribution to the profession

The CIPR has awarded Fellowships to eight members, following a review of nominations. Fellowships are awarded for outstanding work in public relations, service to the Institute and personal achievements within the profession.

The new Fellows are:

  • Jonathan Cross Found. Chart. PR, FCIPR, Dip CIPR
  • Daniel Gerrella Chart.PR, FCIPR, Dip CIPR
  • Becky Hall FCIPR
  • Hayley James Chart.PR, FCIPR, Dip CIPR
  • Susan Kinnear Chart.PR, FCIPR, Dip CIPR
  • Ruth MacLeod FCIPR
  • Theresa Merrick Chart.PR, FCIPR
  • Sarah Roberts Chart. PR, FCIPR, Dip CIPR

See below for reaction from our new Fellows.

CIPR President, Jenni Field Chart.PR, FCIPR
Achieving Fellowship is a recognition of outstanding contribution, leadership and commitment to the profession and the Institute. I want to congratulate each of the new Fellows today and thank them for their service and dedication to promoting professionalism, best practice and ethical behaviour in our industry. It is great to see a number of practioners from a diverse range of disciplines and from across the whole country being recognised for this work and I look forward to seeing how this develops in their new role as ambassadors for the Institute. 
CIPR President, Jenni Field Chart.PR, FCIPR

Nominations for the final nominations process of the year need to be received by Thursday 10 December, midday.

For more information on the Fellows Grade and the Fellowship nomination process, please visit the CIPR website.

Jonathan Cross Found. Chart. PR, FCIPR, Dip CIPR
It’s nice to be recognised for having reached a certain stage in your career and for hopefully having helped others in their careers.
Jonathan Cross Found. Chart. PR, FCIPR, Dip CIPR
Daniel Gerrella Chart.PR, FCIPR, Dip CIPR
I'm proud to be a Fellow. It helps me to give back to my industry and promote the values of strategic and ethical PR.
Daniel Gerrella Chart.PR, FCIPR, Dip CIPR
Becky Hall FCIPR
Being a Fellow recognises my contributions to promoting professionalism and life-long learning. I feel very proud to have an ambassadorial role for the CIPR.
Becky Hall FCIPR
Hayley James Chart.PR, FCIPR, Dip CIPR
Championing our profession and advocating learning are two hugely important areas for me. Being recognised for this with a CIPR Fellowship means a great deal.
Hayley James Chart.PR, FCIPR, Dip CIPR
Susan Kinnear Chart.PR, FCIPR, Dip CIPR
Becoming a Fellow is a privilege as it recognises not only my contribution to industry, but just how important leadership and professionalisation is to the CIPR itself.
Susan Kinnear Chart.PR, FCIPR, Dip CIPR
Ruth MacLeod FCIPR
I’m delighted to be a CIPR Fellow because it recognises my passion and commitment to my career in PR and to the industry.
Ruth MacLeod FCIPR
Theresa Merrick Chart.PR, FCIPR
Being a Fellow reflects the recognition of my peers across various sectors and the importance of Public Relations as a profession.
Theresa Merrick Chart.PR, FCIPR
Sarah Roberts Chart. PR, FCIPR, Dip CIPR
I'm honoured to be named a CIPR Fellow as it recognises my commitment to professionalism and ethical practice.
Sarah Roberts Chart. PR, FCIPR, Dip CIPR
Notes to editors

About the Chartered Institute of Public Relations

Founded in 1948, the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) is the world's only Royal Chartered professional body for public relations practitioners with nearly 10,000 members.

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).