Official Launch of the Corporate Secretaries International Association

22 Mar 2010 7:00 PM | Anonymous

The Corporate Secretaries International Association (CSIA) was launched on 22 March 2010 at the World Bank Headquarters in Paris, France. 

During the launch a research report ’Twenty practical steps to better corporate governance’ was released. Included in the report are twenty practical steps that boards can take to improve their companies’ corporate governance. 

CSIA is a Geneva-registered body representing more than 70,000 governance professionals in 70-

plus countries before international/inter-governmental organisations (including WTO, ILO, OECD, IFC, WorldBank, EU and the UN). CSIA will work to achieve broader recognition of corporate secretaries and governance professionals. It will also promote the study and practice of secretaryship.

Full CSIA members include corporate secretary associations and institutes from Australia, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Singapore, Southern Africa, UK/Ireland, and Zimbabwe. Equivalent professional bodies from Canada, New Zealand, and the US joined CSIA as affiliate members.

View CSIA President's Opening Speech 2010

View CSIA Q&A Session, including Philip Baldwin, April Chan, Stephen Sadie, Tim Sheehy and David Wilson


Below is the list of CSIA Council 2010:


Honorary Officers:

President - April W. Y. Chan (Hong Kong member representative) 

Vice President - Vinayak S. Khanvalkar (India member representative) 

Secretary – Stephen Sadie (Southern Africa member representative) View Stephen Sadie's message about the CSIA launch in BoardRoom release 1/2010 

Treasurer - Peter Turnbull (Australia member representative) 

Council Members:

Janet Ang (Malaysia member representative)

Grace Tan (Singapore member representative)

David Wilson (UK/Ireland member representative)

Constantine M. A. Mutiwanyuka (Zimbabwe member representative) 


For further information contact:

CSIA at ceo@csiaorg.com


Photos from the launch event can be found HERE.


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