Richard Steyn is the former editor of The Star and the Natal Witness.
"Richard Steyn is currently a director of publishing company Editors Inc. He has been a director of corporate affairs and communications at Standard Bank, the editor-in-chief of The Star and the editor of The Witness in KwaZulu-Natal."
- Executive Committee, South African Institute of International Affairs 
- Editorial Advisory Board, South African Journal of International Affairs 
- Former Director, United States-South Africa Leader Exchange Program
- Trustee, Helen Suzman Foundation