Jason MacKenzie announced as 2016 CIPR President-Elect


The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) has today announced Managing Director of Liquid, Jason MacKenzie FCIPR Chart.PR as President-Elect for 2016, following the conclusion of the 2015 Election.

Jason was elected after campaigning to keep professionalism at the heart of the agenda by encouraging widespread participation in CPD and ensuring qualifications and training promote best practice throughout the industry.

A fellow of the Institute and Chartered Practitioner, Jason joined the CIPR in 2007 as a former journalist and qualified marketer. He is currently serving the Institute as Executive Board Director, Council Member and Chairman of the Professional Practices Committee. Jason will succeed Rob Brown FCIPR as CIPR President in 2017.

Sarah Pinch FCIPR, CIPR President 2015
Many congratulations to Jason MacKenzie FCIPR on being elected President Elect for 2016. Jason has demonstrated his commitment to members and the Institute over many years, setting up the CIPR Channel Islands Group and most recently serving members as an elected member of the CIPR Board in 2015. I have appreciated his contribution at board level and am delighted that he will continue in a leadership position of the institute over the coming years
Sarah Pinch FCIPR, CIPR President 2015
Jason MacKenzie FCIPR Chart.PR
I'm looking forward to continuing the drive to professionalism, increasing engagement and growing the Institute. I will relish the opportunity to deliver results in line with my manifesto pledges
Jason MacKenzie FCIPR Chart.PR
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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).