A qualified Chartered Accountant who completed his articles at a big 4 audit firm in 2012 and is a co-founding director of the Malander Group. He is also currently the co-chair of the South African FinBiz2030 committee, an initiative pioneered by Chartered Accountants Worldwide and One Young World, aimed at mobilising the finance and business community to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
In October 2015, he left corporate employment to form the Malander Group, a Group of which he currently serves as Executive Director. The Group consists of the following entities:
Malander Advisory, a Chartered Accounting and Financial Advisory firms who work with many large and listed entities within South Africa;
Malander Placements, a recruitment firm with a core focus on finance recruitment, as well as IT and Legal recruitment;
M-inent Solutions, a SMME focused accounting, recruitment and Digital marketing firm.
Lyle has been instrumental in the establishment and growth of the Malander Group, which has also expanded into the United Kingdom.
In 2018 Lyle was named the winner of the SAICA Top 35 under 35 competition and in 2019, he was named the Young Professional of the Year in the South African Professional Services awards.