CIPR members recognised in the 2014 New Year's Honours List

CIPR Honorary Fellows Alan Parker and Peter Luff MP, Past CIPR President Simon Lewis, and CIPR Fellow and Life Member Anthony Good have been recognised in the 2014 New Year’s Honours List, announced last week.

Sir Alan Parker Hon FCIPR, Chairman and Founder of financial PR firm Brunswick, was awarded his knighthood for services to business, charitable giving and philanthropy.

Sir Peter Luff Hon FCIPR, Member of Parliament for Mid-Worcestershire and former managing director of Good Relations, has been awarded a knighthood for his political and public service.

Simon Lewis FCIPR, CIPR President in 1997, Chief Executive of the Association for Financial Markets in Europe and Chief Executive Officer of the Global Financial Markets Association, was appointed OBE for public service and services to international education through the Fulbright Commission.

Anthony Good FCIPR is Global Chairman of Cox and Kings, Director of the UK India Business Council and founder of the Good Relations Group and current Chairman of Good Relations India. Anthony was appointed OBE for services to British business interests in India.

Paul Smyth MCIPR, a Major in the Army Reserve (formerly known as the TA) and a Senior Consultant with H+K Strategies, was appointed MBE in the Military Division of the New Year’s Honours for his role in media operations.

Alan and Simon are also recipients of the CIPR President’s Medal and the Sir Stephen Tallents Medal, awarded in 2001 and 2000 respectively.

Stephen Waddington MCIPR, CIPR President and ‎European Digital and Social Media Director, Ketchum PR
Congratulations to Alan, Peter, Simon, Anthony, and Paul, on these prestigious awards. Their unique insight, business acumen and invaluable experience make them stand out amongst our professions biggest assets. As CIPR Fellows and industry leaders, I look forward to working closely with them in sharing their expertise to promote public relations and the successes of our practitioners.
Stephen Waddington MCIPR, CIPR President and ‎European Digital and Social Media Director, Ketchum PR
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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).