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. Edwin is employed as a technical specialist in the baking and food industry. 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.