Nine new North East Chartered Practitioners announced

The CIPR has announced the names of nine new Chartered PR Practitioners (Chart.PR) following the first assessment day held in the North East of England. The assessment, hosted at CIPR's Accredited Teaching Centre NESMA, saw a 100% success rate.

Members were assessed on their skills, knowledge and competencies in ethics, strategy and leadership by a team of senior practitioners, led by Ben Verinder Found.Chart.PR, FCIPR, Dip CIPR.

The 9 new Chartered Public Relations Practitioners are:

  • Victoria Caddy Chart.PR, MCIPR
  • Julie Jupe Chart.PR, MCIPR Dip CIPR
  • Hannah Layford Chart.PR, MCIPR
  • Huw Lewis Chart.PR, MCIPR
  • Sarah Murphy Chart.PR, MCIPR
  • Deb Sharratt Chart.PR, MCIPR
  • Ramona Slusarczyk Chart.PR, MCIPR
  • Neal Smith Chart.PR, MCIPR
  • Karen Westcott Chart.PR, MCIPR
CIPR President, Emma Leech Found.Chart.PR FCIPR
As we continue to drive towards becoming a predominantly Chartered profession this is a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the skills and professional excellence that exists across the country and I would congratulate all those that become Chartered in Newcastle last week. With your new Chartered status you can confidently demonstrate your ability to operate strategically and have shown your committment to maintaining the highest standards of professional practice.
CIPR President, Emma Leech Found.Chart.PR FCIPR

Are you eligible?

If you are an MCIPR or FCIPR grade member and are registered on the CIPR CPD ladder, you can apply to become a Chartered PR Practitioner. We will need evidence of your commitment to life-long learning, which can include CIPR CPD, CIPR Qualifications/Training, or other evidence of recent professional development in public relations. Find out about the process in our Chartered Handbook.

There is one further assessments taking place in this year.

  • 25 November, London - BOOK HERE register by 11 November.

Find our more about Chartership here.



About the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR)

The 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).