Management Team

Luke Johnstone

Chief Financial Officer 

Luke is a senior finance and leadership professional with over 14 years of business management experience. Prior to joining Austral Resources, Luke worked in private equity with Warburg Pincus under the Total Safety brand where he served as Director of Operations for the Canadian business units. He later went on to be a co-founder and Vice President of Business Development of Connect Global Strategies which oversaw deals in the oil and gas, mining, and infrastructure sectors.

Luke joined Austral Resources in October 2019. As Chief Financial Officer, Luke is responsible for the Company’s corporate controllership, investor relations, financial reporting and analysis, strategic planning and analysis, and corporate development functions. Luke prides himself on being a strong leader who leads by example in work ethic, knowledge, and self-development.