CIPR appoints seven new Fellows for outstanding service to the CIPR and the PR profession

The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) is delighted to have awarded Fellowships to seven members following the final review of nominations in 2020. Fellowships are awarded for outstanding work in public relations, service to the Institute, and personal achievements within the profession.

The new Fellows are:

  • Sonya Cassidy FCIPR
  • Jonathan Collett FCIPR, Found. Chart. PR, Dip CIPR
  • Simon Corbett Chart.PR, FCIPR, Dip CIPR
  • Darren Northeast FCIPR
  • Samantha Seewoosurrun FCIPR
  • Penny Syddall FCIPR
  • Katherine Sykes Chart.PR, FCIPR
CIPR President, Mandy Pearse Chart PR, FCIPR
Many congratulations to our seven new Fellows. This is a much-deserved recognition of your professional achievements and the time and expertise you have each given back to our community. As ambassadors for the CIPR you drive forward our values of a commitment to life-long learning, professionalism, and ethical practice which does so much for the whole profession and demonstrates our value and purpose to the outside world. 
CIPR President, Mandy Pearse Chart PR, FCIPR

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


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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).