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 Mel Self

Director & Company Secretary



  • Master of Business Administration

  • Bachelor of Commerce

  • Accredited practitioner of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator

Specialist skills

  • Accounting, taxation and finance, public relations, lobbying and mediation.


  • Extensive experience in taxation and commercial matters with a 25 year background in advising public and private companies, including the Federal Parliament.

  • Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Tax Research Foundation responsible for initiating innovative projects in taxation research and seminars to foster discourse amongst government and taxation practitioners.

  • Accounting services to BT Australia and Australian Casualty Life.

  • National Director of the Australian Construction Contractors, an association representing the interests of large construction companies.

Early background in:

  • Commonwealth Treasury

  • Commonwealth Audit Office

  • Owner of small businesses in real estate, food distribution and electronics.


  • Australian Institute of Management

  • Founding member of the Australian Association for Psychological Type

  • National Institute of Accountants


The Ryder Self Group
Ph: 0412 426 553