CIPR members recognised in New Year’s Honours List

CIPR Fellow and former Chair of CIPR CAPSIG, Liz Male, and CIPR Members, Sandie Dawe, Betty McBride and Louise Tait, have been recognised in the 2015 New Year’s Honours List, announced last week.

MBEs were awarded to Sandie Dawe, formerly Chief Executive of VisitBritain, for services to the Tourism Industry; Liz Male, Non-Executive Chair of TrustMark and Member of Construction Leadership Council, for services to the Construction Industry and Consumer Protection; and Betty McBride, former Director of Policy and Communications at the British Heart Foundation, for services to cardiovascular healthcare.

Louise Tait, the Communications Secretary for Scotland’s Royal Household was awarded the title of LVO Lieutenant.

Alastair McCapra, CIPR Chief Executive
Congratulations to Louise, Sandie, Liz and Betty, on receiving these prestigious accolades. This recognition is testament to their unique insight, exceptional leadership and invaluable experience that make them stand out amongst the public relations profession’s biggest assets.
Alastair McCapra, CIPR Chief Executive
Notes to editors

Notes to editors

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).