She is the founder and former Chairman of the Centre for Investor Education (CIE), a specialist education and consultancy firm for executives in Australian and overseas superannuation funds, institutional investment bodies and the financial services markets.
Melda is a non-executive director of Ashmore Group Plc and Treasury Group Limited, and the former Deputy Chair of Victorian Funds Management Corporation. Before founding CIE, Melda held several executive positions within the ANZ Banking Group and she was Chief Executive Officer of Queensland Investment Corporation. Melda has been active in the community for many years and is currently a member of the Advisory Committee of the Oxford University Centre for Ageing.
Melda holds a BComm from the University of Queensland, and is a Chartered Accountant.