CIPR Board line-up for 2017 announced

The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) has today announced the line-up of the Institute's Board of Directors for 2017.

New CIPR President, Jason MacKenzie Found.Chart.PR FCIPR has co-opted Colin Byrne, CEO, UK and EMEA, Weber Shandwick and Keith Coni, Head of Insight and Evaluation, Government Communications Service (GCS) to the board for a second year.

The 2017 Board line-up boasts a wealth of public relations expertise and experience, comprising members from across the UK. Board members represent the full spectrum of the UK's public relations workforce, with some members working as independent practitioners and others for award-winning consultancies and in-house teams.

Honorary officers:

Elected members:

Co-opted members:

Jason MacKenzie FCIPR Chart.PR, CIPR President
Our new board will ensure that 2017 will be marked by the continued drive to improve professional standards, by membership growth and engagement - and by many more people becoming Chartered Public Relations Practitioners
Jason MacKenzie FCIPR Chart.PR, CIPR President
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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).