Brian Johnston

  • Treasurer


  • Director of Business Development for Environmental and Maritime Security

NORBIT is a global provider of tailored technology to selected niches, solving challenges through sustainable and innovative solutions, in line with its mission to Explore More. Based in Newfoundland & Labrador, Brian has over 25 years in business development, consulting, and project systems delivery.

For the past 15 years, Brian has worked in the global maritime sector focusing on using remote sensing systems for the safety and security of people, the environment, and infrastructure. Before this, he worked in the aerospace and satellite communications industries. Brian holds a BSc (Geography) and BEd from Memorial University of Newfoundland & Labrador. He has previously volunteered on several Boards, including the Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) Association, the Aerospace Association of Newfoundland & Labrador (ADIANL), and the Atlantic Canada Aerospace & Defence Association (AC-ADA). The last two years with AC-ADA were as Board Chair.

Outside of work, Brian keeps busy hiking local trails during the summer months and curling during the winter. He also has developed a passion for landscape and wildlife photography.