Company secretary of the year

This award will be given to a Company Secretary who provides effective team and thought-leadership, shows mastery of the complex legal and regulatory environment and plays an added-value role in the governance of his or her organisation.

The judges will recognise initiatives that have contributed to emerging best practise in the pursuit of good governance. Applications are invited related to individuals working with private, public and not-for-profit organisations

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.

View the questions asked for this category before making your nomination.

Nominations close on Monday 14 September 2020. If you have any questions about the nomination or judging process please get in touch.

Your data
We ask for your contact details in case there are any questions about your nomination, and to let you know the results. We will use the details you provide for the nominee to seek their consent to participate. All personal information will be treated with respect. It will not be shared with anyone else or used for any other purpose.

Nomination form

Step 1 of 3: Your details


Step 2 of 3: Who are you nominating?


Step 3 of 3: 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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