CIPR welcomes eight new Fellows

The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) has awarded Fellowships to eight members following the second review of nominations for 2023. 

Fellowships are awarded to those who have demonstrated outstanding contributions to the development of the Institute and the wider profession. The new Fellows are: 

  • Ian Arnot  
  • Christopher Bell 
  • Donna Castle
  • Guy Le Maistre  
  • Alison Lochhead
  • Sasha McKnight 
  • Darryl Sparey 
  • Nicki Sturzaker 
CIPR President Steve Shepperson-Smith Chart. PR, FCIPR

Many congratulations to our eight new Fellows, who become part of a group of over 300 recognised for their contribution to the CIPR and their commitment to promoting professional standards within the public relations industry. 

In this landmark year of our 75th anniversary, we are celebrating our rich history and our exciting future and our Fellows are a big part of our commitment to high practice standards and ethical practice.

CIPR President Steve Shepperson-Smith Chart. PR, FCIPR

For more information on the Fellows Grade and the Fellowship nomination process, please visit this page on the CIPR website


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).