Chief Executive Officer of Hancock Energy Corporation. Mr Johnston has more than 30 years’ experience in international and Australian natural resources, energy and infrastructure businesses. Mr Johnston has served as Chief Executive Officer of Squadron Energy and DBP Transmission which owned and operated the Dampier to Bunbury Natural Gas Pipeline. Mr Johnston is a former Vice President Strategy, Portfolio & Planning with Shell Upstream International in the Hague. He spent 20 years with Shell working in Australia, the Netherlands, the USA, the UK and throughout Asia, involved with pipeline operations, offshore construction, LNG, energy pricing, M&A and business development. Mr Johnston has a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the University of Nottingham and an MBA from the London Business School.