Professional Certifications

“Certified professionals are almost 2x as likely to receive pay raises than their non-certified peers”

Communication professionals can now have their skills acknowledged with a global certification. Experienced practitioners can apply for recognition as a Communication Management Professional (CMP) or Strategic Communication Management Professional (SCMP).


Certified Communicators: CMP and SCMPs in Asia Pacific

Adrian Cropley SCMP     Australia (Victoria Chapter)

Aliston Senti SCMP     Australia (Canberra Chapter)

Arun Kayal SCMP     Australia (Victoria Chapter)

Christine Elmer SCMP     Australia (Victoria Chapter)

Danielle Bond SCMP     Australia (Victoria Chapter)

Elvera Makki SCMP     Indonesia (Indonesia Chapter)

Genevieve Hilton SCMP     Hong Kong (Hong Kong Chapter)

Jill Thomas SCMP     Australia (WA Chapter)

Jo Curkpatrick SCMP     Australia (Victoria Chapter)

Jonathan Champ SCMP     Australia (Member-at-Large)

Justine O’Brien SCMP     Australia (Canberra Chapter)

Amanda Dennett SCMP    Australia (Canberra Chapter)

Sarah Toaldo CMP    Australia (Canberra Chapter)

Piyali Dasgupta SCMP    India (India Chapter)

Sukanya Chakraborty SCMP    India (India Chapter)

Sunita Venugopal SCMP    India (India Chapter)

Katherine Loftus SCMP     Australia (Victoria Chapter)

Lauren Nowak SCMP     Australia (Victoria Chapter)

Mairi Barton SCMP     Australia (Victoria Chapter)

Patricia Mallam SCMP     Australia (Member-at-Large)

Patrick Armstrong SCMP     Australia (NSW Chapter)

Rita Zonius SCMP     Australia (Victoria Chapter)

Romany Rzechowicz SCMP    Australia (Canberra Chapter)

Sia Papageorgiou SCMP     Australia (Victoria Chapter)

Tom Noble SCMP     Australia (Victoria Chapter)

Victor Zalakos SCMP     Australia (Canberra Chapter)

Zora Artis SCMP     Australia (Victoria Chapter)

Chris Dutton SCMP     New Zealand (Wellington Chapter)

Anthony Bull SCMP     New Zealand (Wellington Chapter)

Simon Pleasants CMP     New Zealand (Wellington Chapter)

Deb Ganderton SCMP    Australia (Victoria Chapter)

Erin Thomson SCMP    Australia (Victoria Chapter)

Mitchell Welch CMP    Australia (Victoria Chapter)

Want to know more? Read certification FAQs

Communication Management Professional (CMP)

Strategic Communication Management Professional (SCMP)

For highly skilled business communicators practiced in providing strategic communication advice and counseling to an organization’s leadership.

To be eligible for the SCMP exam, candidates must demonstrate:

  • Eleven years of experience and 20 hours of training –AND-
  • Provide a letter of recommendation from mentees or an organization for which the candidate has done pro bono work addressing senior level contributions to communications

Learn about the certification process & exam preparation

Q&A : Certification Round Table Webinar

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Latest News

  • The 2021 Silver Quill Award Winners Are Here

    We’re pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 Silver Quill Awards.

    The Silver Quill Awards honour the outstanding work of communication professionals from across the Asia Pacific region.  A total of 32 entries by business communication professionals in Australia, India, New Zealand, and the Philippines have been recognized as Award of Excellence and Award of Merit winners for demonstrating strategic acumen, innovative thinking, and creative skills that deliver important results and significant outcomes.

    September 13, 2021