Mayleen Kyster

About Africa Steel Holdings

Africa Steel Holdings is a 100% black-women owned business operating in Africa from South Africa.

The business established by Mayleen Kyster (May); was named with her vision for Africa Steel Holdings in mind. May envisions Africa Steel Holdings as a significant player

– on the African Continent
– within the steel (metals) industry
– as a diversified boutique and value–adding investment holding company
– which also owns and manages its own plants and assets

May holds an MBA from the University of the North–West as well as a BComm (Accounting) and Certificate in Project Management from the University of the Witwatersrand. She was recruited into the steel industry as a graduate–in–training and has had employment experience across the steel value–chain

May sits on the boards of Steel and Engineering Federation of Southern Africa (Seifsa), RSH Mining, RSC Avelo, Northern Cape Metals Industrial Cluster and is the Executive Chairman of Africa Steel Holdings. She leads a strong team of ambitious people eager to impact the lives of those around them.