CIPR Chief Executive Appointed to Global PR Board
CIPR Chief Executive Alastair McCapra has been appointed to the Board of the Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management.
The Global Alliance is a confederation of the world's major PR and communication management associations and institutions, representing 160,000 practitioners and academics around the world.
“The CIPR is already closely aligned with the Global Alliance – our Chartership assessment is built on the GA’s global professional standards. I am very pleased to be able to contribute to the ongoing work of raising the profile, capability and standing of our profession around the world. I am especially grateful to Professor Anne Gregory, past Chair of the GA and Past President of the CIPR, for her encouragement.”
“The CIPR has a long tradition of supporting the work of the Global Alliance and the appointment of Alastair to its Board allows us to further strengthen the ties we have with the world's leading organisation for professional PR institutes.”
Alastair’s term will include the GA’s World Public Relations Forum in Oslo, 2018.
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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).