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Company Secretary of the Year

This award is open to anyone in a senior company secretarial role. The judges are looking for company secretaries who add value both to their organisation and to the profession.

Your entry for this award should cover:

  • How the nominee has demonstrated effective team and thought leadership;
  • How the nominee has excelled when dealing with their legal and regulatory compliance obligations;
  • The contribution the nominee has made to improving the governance of their organisation; and
  • Anything else relevant to why you feel the nominee deserves to win this award.

If you have any questions about the nomination or judging process please contact us.

How to nominate

You can nominate by using the online nomination form below. Alternatively, you can download the nomination form and upon completion upload by pressing "choose file" below, or email your completed form to

Nomination form

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Who are you nominating?

Why do you think the nominee should win this award?

  • You may want to include examples where the nominee has led their team through a challenging period and/or delivered results beyond the expectations of their role.
  • Please describe the nominee’s relationship with the board and how they add value.
  • You are encouraged to provide testimonials to back up your points (up to three, of no more than 50 words each).
  • Explain how the nominee has not only fulfilled their regulatory obligations, but also used their skills and initiative to add value to the organisation.
  • Include specific examples where the candidate has been instrumental in making a positive material difference to the operation of the organisation.
  • You may want to tell us about the personal attributes of the candidate and how they are regarded within their organisation.
  • Has the candidate influenced and shaped the wider profession in any way?

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Winners announced

View the ICSA Awards 2018 list of winners