The Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators

The Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (MAICSA) was founded in 1959 as an affiliated body to The Chartered Governance Institute [formerly The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA)] and is now a Division of The Chartered Governance Institute.

Currently, MAICSA has more than 4,200 members (comprising Fellows and Associates) and Graduates, 2,000 students and 600 Affiliates on its register.

As the qualifying and professional body for Chartered Secretaries in Malaysia, we uphold the quality and standard of the Chartered Secretarial qualification and provide training and career support to all our members.

The Government has prescribed MAICSA as an Approved Body in the Gazette (Fourth Schedule, Section 235(2)(a) of the Companies Act 2016), which means that Fellow and Associate members of MAICSA are qualified to act as named company secretaries upon application to the Companies Commission of Malaysia for a Practising Certificate under Section 241 of the Companies Act 2016. Fellows and Associates of MAICSA with more than five years’ practical tax experience, either in the public or private sector, are also eligible to become tax agents under Section 153(3) of the Income Tax Act 1967.

In tandem with its mission of developing good corporate professionals, MAICSA is committed to maintaining the highest standard of integrity and ethical values within the corporate secretarial profession.

MAICSA also acts as a change catalyst in the corporate arena, participating actively in the enhancement of corporate governance.

The tagline of the Institute is “The Governance Institute”.

Akbar Moidunny

Dato’ Akbar Moidunny

Justin Anthony

Mr Justin J Anthony

The Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators


Bangunan MAICSA,
No. 57, The Boulevard,
Mid Valley City Lingkaran Syed Putra,
59200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Tel: +603-2282 9276