Senior Vice President, GTI Research and Technology Development
In his role leading GTI’s research initiatives, Johnston drives integrated responses to the energy industry’s most pressing needs. He oversees GTI’s entire research staff—leading efforts across unconventional supply, energy conversion, natural gas delivery, and end use market sectors with offerings at every phase of the technology development cycle.
GTI’s innovative technologies make energy resources economically viable, minimize environmental footprint, and maximize market impact to reduce costs for consumers and enable our customers’ continued success.
Johnston joined the company in July 2007 as the Managing Director of the Infrastructure sector. Prior to that, he worked for Atmos Energy Corporation for 15 years, and also worked hands-on in the off-shore oil industry with Rowan Companies for nearly a decade.
Johnston earned a B.S. degree in mechanical engineering from Mississippi State University and is an honors graduate from The University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. He serves on a number of Boards of Directors and Advisory Boards for tech start-ups, advocacy groups, and research organizations across the energy value chain.