CIPR welcomes 31 new Chartered Practitioners in Q4

Thirty-one new Chartered PR Practitioners were announced by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) in the fourth quarter of 2023.  

Throughout the year, the CIPR have Chartered 153 members across 22 assessment days, the most the Institute has chartered in a year. This brings the total number of Chartered Practitioners to 645. 

Practitioners were tested on their knowledge of strategy, leadership, and ethics to achieve the highest standard of professional accreditation within the public relations professions. 

The latest Chartered Practitioners are: 

  • Jodie Affleck, Chart. PR, MCIPR 
  • Rana Audah, Chart. PR, MCIPR 
  • Carly Bannerman, Chart. PR, MCIPR 
  • Chris Batchelor, Chart. PR, MCIPR 
  • Grace Carruthers, Chart. PR, MCIPR 
  • Louise Chandler, Chart. PR, MCIPR 
  • Rhiannon Davies, Chart. PR, MCIPR 
  • Leah Elston-Thompson, Chart. PR, MCIPR 
  • Ruth Follows, Chart. PR, MCIPR 
  • Tani Fatuga, Chart. PR, MCIPR 
  • Shaun Gibbons, Chart. PR, MCIPR 
  • Claire Henderson, Chart. PR, MCIPR 
  • Lucie Holloway, Chart. PR, MCIPR 
  • Jennifer Kampf, Chart. PR, MCIPR 
  • Heather Marston, Chart. PR, MCIPR 
  • Graham McKendry, Chart. PR, MCIPR 
  • Nicola McKenna, Chart. PR, MCIPR 
  • Bernadette Mooney, Chart. PR, MCIPR 
  • Jess Murphy, Chart. PR, MCIPR 
  • Celia Parker-Vincent, Chart. PR, MCIPR 
  • Melissa Piercy, Chart. PR, MCIPR 
  • Rhian Richards, Chart. PR, MCIPR 
  • Selusiwe Sibanda, Chart. PR, MCIPR 
  • Sarah Thomas, Chart. PR, MCIPR 
  • David Walji, Chart. PR, MCIPR 
  • Alexander Walster, Chart. PR, MCIPR 
  • Helen Ward, Chart. PR, MCIPR 
  • Theo Meddelton, Chart. PR, MCIPR 
  • Sophie Webb, Chart. PR, MCIPR 
  • Jill Wildish, Chart. PR, MCIPR 
  • Laura Williams, Chart. PR, MCIPR 
CIPR President Steve Shepperson-Smith Chart. PR, FCIPR

“As we conclude our 75th year, I extend a heartfelt congratulations to 2023’s final cohort of Chartered Practitioners. This achievement reflects your dedication to professional development and breadth of skill, leadership capabilities, and experience. With nearly 650 members now chartered, the CIPR community is increasingly differentiated from others in our industry for their expertise, integrity and commitment to continuing professional development.” 

CIPR President Steve Shepperson-Smith Chart. PR, FCIPR
  • The CIPR have announced a new Chartership package. It will enable members to save nearly £200 on the Chartership assessment fee by adding it to their membership subscription at a discounted rate and committing to becoming chartered within two years.  
  • Find out more about Chartership and email the membership team with any questions. 

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 over 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).