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Dr Stephen van der Mye

Level 4, Building 4, Faculty of Law, Bond University

Professional biography

Stephen graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (1st Class Honours) and a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of New South Wales and later returned to complete a Master of Business Law which he achieved with Distinction and appeared on the Law Dean’s List of Excellence in Academic Performance for the subjects of Corporate Governance and Dispute Resolution: Principles, Processes and Practices.

Stephen has an extensive background as both an Executive Director and Non-executive Director in a variety of organisations; both large and small, onshore and offshore; covering agribusiness; banking and financial services; biotechnology and life sciences; electrical equipment manufacturing; health administration; mining and mineral processing; infrastructure and utility services; retail and wholesale services; and university and vocational education.

Stephen’s interests lie in the areas of corporate and enterprise governance, from both a compliance and performance perspective, including strategic thinking; financial management; operational planning; organisational structures; performance monitoring; risk identification and mitigation; and prudential supervision.

Professional admissions

  • Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Fellow of the Chartered Governance Institute
  • Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute
  • Fellow of CPA Australia
  • Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia
  • Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators
  • Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

Professional appointments

  • Advisory Council Member at the Harvard Business Review, Harvard University
  • Honorary Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Law, Bond, University
  • Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Business and Law, Swinburne University of Technology
  • Deputy Chancellor, University of Southern Queensland later Acting Chancellor, Chair of the Audit Committee and a Member of the Finance Committee
  • Council Member, Swinburne University of Technology, Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee and a Member of the Executive Committee of Council

Teaching expertise

Accounting, Finance, Enterprise Governance



  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of New South Wales
  • Master of Business Law (Distinction) , University of New South Wales
  • Bachelor of Commerce (1st Class Honours), University of New South Wales
  • Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance, Governance Institute of Australia
  • International Senior Management Program, Business School, Harvard University
  • Negotiation Program: Mediation and Negotiation, University of Technology Sydney
  • Practitioners Certificate in Mediation, Resolution Institute
  • Presentation and Speaking Program, National Institute of Dramatic Art
  • Program on Negotiation (Mediation), Law School, Harvard University