Douw Gerbrand Steyn (born December 1952), is a South African billionaire businessman, the founder of BGL Group , a UK-based insurance and financial services company, and the parent of comparethemarket.com. He founded Auto & General Insurance in 1985.
Douw Gerbrand Steyn was born in December 1952. He went to school in Linden, Johannesburg. He received a bachelor's degree in 1978 from Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education .