Bare PR’s Director, Lorraine Bridges, has been named a Chartered PR Practitioner (Chart.PR) by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR), following a rigorous assessment in London on Monday 18 September.

Chartered Practitioner status represents the highest standard of professional excellence and integrity in PR and is the highest grade of accreditation available from the CIPR. Lorraine Bridges joins an esteemed community of just 200 Chartered Practitioners based across the UK.

Lorraine demonstrated a high standard of knowledge and experience in strategy, leadership and ethics during a full-day assessment, led by a team of senior industry professionals.

In addition to contributing to assessed group discussions, Lorraine evidenced a commitment to Continuing Professional Development (CPD) by presenting a 2-year CPD plan to a peer group.

Commenting on the news Lorraine said:

“I am over the moon to be awarded Chartered practitioner status and recognised for my breadth of skills and experience in PR. It was a true honour to be assessed alongside talented peers from across the industry. I look forward to building on this success and continuing my commitment to service excellence.”

CIPR President, Jason MacKenzie commented:

“Chartered Practitioner status represents professional excellence and integrity in public relations. By completing the CIPR’s rigorous Chartership Assessment, Lorraine has proved her commitment to the highest standards of industry practice. I’d like to congratulate her on this achievement and wish her every success in the future.”

Notes to editors

About the Chartered Institute of Public Relations
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 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