Statement from the Returning Officer: Nominations for President-Elect 2018

As at the close of nominations 17:00 on Wednesday 30 August 2017, I have received one valid nomination for the post of President-Elect 2018.

Nomination for President-Elect 2018:

  • Emma Leech Found.Chart.PR, FCIPR


  1. Anne Gregory Hon FCIPR
  2. Hayley James Chart,PR, MCIPR
  3. Sarah Pinch Chart.PR, FCIPR
  4. Rachel Miller Chart.PR, FCIPR
  5. Anne-Marie Lacey Chart.PR, MCIPR
  6. John Wilkinson Chart.PR, FCIPR
  7. Bridget Aherne MCIPR
  8. Alison (Mary) Tobin, Chart.PR, MCIPR
  9. Charlotte Sansom Chart.PR, FCIPR
  10. Laura M. Sutherland Chart.PR, FCIPR

If I have received no challenges material to nominations by 17:00 on Friday 1 September, I shall declare the election uncontested and make a formal announcement of the result.

Martin Turner MCIPR
CIPR Returning Officer

Notes to editors

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).