'Intense', 'rewarding', 'exciting' - 11 new Chartered Practitioners recount assessment

The CIPR has welcomed 11 more Chartered PR Professionals (Chart.PR) following an assessment in London on Friday 23 November.  

The new Chartered Practitioners are:

  • Marie-Christine Ashby Chart.PR, MCIPR
  • Lucie Culkin Chart.PR, MCIPR
  • Wasantha Darshana Chart.PR, MCIPR
  • Emma Drake Chart.PR, MCIPR
  • Claire Fleming Chart.PR, Dip CIPR
  • David Glanville Chart.PR, MCIPR
  • Carl Harvey Chart.PR, MCIPR
  • Ruth Jackson Chart.PR, MCIPR
  • Claire Robson Chart.PR, MCIPR, Dip CIPR
  • Rachel Royall Chart.PR, MCIPR, Dip CIPR
  • Lisa Waterman Chart.PR, MCIPR


Sarah Hall Chart.PR, FCIPR, CIPR President
Our Chartered Practitioner community is growing. There are now 265 Chartered PR Practitioners and they are a powerful symbol of professional practice. I'd like to congratulate our latest cohort and encourage all eligible members to follow their path so that we can continue to assert the value of PR as a strategic management function. 
Sarah Hall Chart.PR, FCIPR, CIPR President

The assessment - led by Emily Cheyne Chart.PR, FCIPR Dip CIPR - examined candidates in ethics, strategy and leadership. A summary of the reactions from successful candidates is available below (please ensure you've enabled cookies).


How to #GetChartered
More people than ever are eligible to apply for Chartered Practitioner Status following recent changes to the assessment criteria. The next assessment day will take place in London on 10 December. Find out more about the process.

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).