Mr Johnston is a mining engineer (graduating from the West Australian School of Mines) with significant experience as an Executive and Non-Executive Director. He is currently a Non-Executive Director of Bardoc Gold Limited and has previously been the Managing Director of Excelsior Gold Limited. Mr Johnston was also the acting Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Operations for Mutiny Gold Limited prior to its takeover by Doray Minerals Limited and an Executive Director of Integra Mining Limited prior to its merger with Silver Lake Resources Limited.
Mr Johnston has worked and studied in the mining (primarily gold) industry for 40 years throughout Australia and overseas and has experience working for owners, consultants and contractors. He has worked through several feasibility studies, start-ups, constructions, expansions and mergers.