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Boost your career with accredited postnominals awarded for each membership level: GIA(Cert), AGIA or FGIA.  Complete the Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance to be granted the internationally recognised postnominal ACIS or FCIS and the 'Chartered Secretary' designation. Or complete our Graduate Diploma of Applied Risk Management and Corporate Governance or Graduate Certificate of Applied Risk Management to get access to the ‘Risk and Governance Professional’ designation.


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Complete list of member benefits 

Benefit Certificated member Associate (PES) Associate Fellow (PES) Fellow
Use of professional Chartered Secretary designation  X X X
Use of professional Risk and Governance Professional designation  X X     X
Use of Governance Institute logo        
Journal Governance Directions         
News Update emails
Complimentary technical booklets        
Useful Practitioner Documents
Good Governance Guides        
Complimentary Remuneration Extract
Ethics Index discount on full report        
Ethics Index free Summary
Thought leadership        
Mentoring Program        
Career Opportunities
Member-only LinkedIn Group        
Member-only events 
Exclusive invite-only events (coming soon) X X X    
Membership of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators X X X
Affinity Partner discounts        



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Membership provides you with the opportunity to network with other people who are doing similar things. There is always something that is not always obvious so it is good to discuss issues. Susan Minto AGIA, Huntley Investment Company Limited

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