Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Bangladesh (ICSB) established under an Act of Parliament i.e. Chartered Secretaries Act 2010 is the only recognized professional body to develop, promote and regulate the profession of Chartered Secretary in Bangladesh.
The affairs of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Bangladesh (ICSB) are managed by a Council consist of thirteen elected members and five nominees from the Government.
The major contribution of a Chartered Secretary is in the corporate sector. Chartered Secretary is a requisite qualification to become a Company Secretary. Company Secretary is an important professional aiding the efficient management of the corporate sector. Company Secretary is a statutory officer under The Companies Act 1994. According to Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) all the listed companies should have a Company Secretary. Company Secretary is the compliance officer of the company, who has to interact, coordinate, integrate and co-operate with various other functional heads in a company.