Governance NZ

Benefits of membership

The value of membership of Governance New Zealand Inc. is a continual investment in your career. You will be kept up to date with the latest industry trends and legislative changes, and be provided with regular opportunities to meet and interact with like-minded individuals who form a valuable community of governance professionals and senior managers.

Key benefits

Chartered members - Associate and Fellow

  • entitlement to use the internationally-recognised designations of Chartered Secretary and Chartered Governance Professional
  • entitlement to use the international post-nominals ACG (Associate Member) or FCG (Fellow) and the NZ Division post-nominals AGNZ (Associate Member) or FGNZ (Fellow), which carry world-wide recognition and demonstrate your professional status
  • portable qualification that is internationally recognised in over 70 countries
  • automatic membership of the Chartered Governance Institute, (formerly ICSA Global), which is an international professional body with 29,000 members living and working in 80 countries

All members - Associate, Fellow, Affiliated, Graduate, Student and Subscriber

  • access to technical information, resources and training to ensure your knowledge and skills are current and relevant to your role...and the governance of your organisation
  • members rates to attend professional development seminars, workshops and conferences
  • opportunities for involvement in the governance of Governance New Zealand by contributing to the various Committees and/or the Board
  • support to maintain your expertise as a highly-regarded adviser to management and the board, or as a valued board member
  • access to notifications regarding current governance roles