Edwin Steytler was raised in Brackenhurst Baptist Church from young while his father served at a South African-based missions organisation. Edwin has been involved in various ministerial capacities over the years at BBC, most notably heading the music ministry. He is employed as a food technologist. He was appointed to the eldership on 14 October 2018.
Edwin has been married to Carolyn since 2002 and together they have three sons and a daughter.