The work of worldsteel is overseen by its members through the Board of Directors. The Board is composed of the chairmen or chief executive officer of worldsteel member companies and meets twice a year.
Voting rights of regular members at the Board Meeting and the Annual General Meeting are calculated based on tonnage production. Associate and affiliated members have one vote at the Annual General Meeting.
The Board is supported by an Executive Committee (see list below). All worldsteel officers, including the Chairman are appointed by the Board.
Day to day operations of the association are administered by a director general, who is appointed by the Board. worldsteel's current director general is Edwin Basson.
The following office bearers were elected for a one-year term in October 2018.
Wolfgang EDER, voestalpine AG
John FERRIOLA, Nucor Corporation
Sajjan JINDAL, JSW Steel Limited
André JOHANNPETER, Gerdau S.A.
Koji KAKIGI, JFE Steel Corporation
Lakshmi MITTAL, ArcelorMittal
Alexey MORDASHOV, Severstal (PAO)
Thachat Viswanath NARENDRAN, Tata Steel Limited
Roger NEWPORT, AK Steel Corporation
Paolo ROCCA, Techint Group
Kosei SHINDO, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation (NSSMC)
YU Yong, HBIS Group Co., Ltd.
Edwin BASSON, World Steel Association