28th December 2012


CS M S Sahoo appointed as Secretary of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI)  w.e.f  1st  January,  2013

CS M S Sahoo  

CS M S Sahoo a Fellow Member  of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India has been appointed as Secretary, ICSI w.e.f. 1st January, 2013.  

Mr. Sahoo has over three decades of rich work experience in self-employment, private sector, public sector, regulator and government in varied functional areas such as reforms, policy, regulations, research and analysis.  Before joining the ICSI, he was an eminent legal practitioner in the field of securities laws.  He was a Whole Time Member of the Securities and Exchange  Board of India (SEBI) during 2008-11.  Prior to this, he served as the Joint Secretary (non-functional), Director and Joint Director in the Ministry of Finance, as the Chief General Manager with SEBI, and as Economic Adviser with National Stock Exchange of India Limited (NSE).  As an officer of Indian Economic Service (1985 batch), he served the Government of India for 22 years.  He played a key role in designing of major reforms in securities market, including dematerialization of securities, trading of derivatives, corporatisation and demutualization of exchanges, building regulatory and market infrastructural institutions, enforcement process / actions. 

 Mr.  M S Sahoo was instrumental in development of human resource capacity in securities markets through various interventions such as NSE’s Certification in Financial Markets (NCFM), National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) and a number of reputed publications.  He has served / serves as a member on several expert committees / boards and professional groups.  He has delivered talks at various national and international fora and written over 100 articles, including half a dozen award winning articles in Chartered Secretary. His academic qualifications include M. Phil, M.A. (Economics), LL.B., FCS, and PGDM. 


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