Brian Johnson is a 1980 Western graduate with an undergraduate degree in Geology with a Business minor. He completed a Master of Science degree in Mineral Economics and Finance at the Colorado School of Mines. After spending 14 years in Australia and the United Kingdom, Brian has returned to the U.S. to set up a limited liability company called Sheldon Kye Energy, focused on energy infrastructure project development and advisory. Previously, Brian was Executive Director of the Energy and Utilities advisory team in Melbourne at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Prior to PwC, he was based in the UK where he was Director and Senior VP at Caminus (NASDAQ) leading a team providing strategy and risk management advisory services, along with risk management software solutions, to the Europe’s energy and utilities industries. Prior to Caminus, Brian was a Director at Oakvale Capital in Sydney, providing energy and mining clients with financial/treasury and strategic risk management advisory services. Starting his career as a Petroleum Geologist, Brian has also held management and leadership positions at the New York Mercantile Exchange and Colorado Coal and Coke.