Greg Johnson, Pres. and CEO of Wellgreen Platinum since Nov. ‘12, has over 25 years of experience in the exploration and development of large scale projects in the mining industry and been involved in raising over $650 million in project financing. He was Pres. and CEO at South American Silver, during a period in which the company’s market capitalization increased from $20 million to a peak of $350 million. As a co-founder and executive at NovaGold Resources, he was a key member of the executive team that led NovaGold from a $50-million market capitalization to more than $2-billion and oversaw the expansion of its resource base to over 30 million ounces of gold. He began his career with Placer Dome Inc. (now Barrick Gold), holding various senior roles in domestic and international exploration in projects from early discovery stage to feasibility and operations in Alaska, Canada, Africa, Australia and Russia. He holds an honors degree in Geology from Western Washington University.