Bob Johnston joined The GPT Group as CEO and Managing Director in September 2015.
Bob is an experienced property executive and business leader, with a career spanning 28 years. He has been involved in most facets of the property sector including investment, development, project management and construction in Australia, Asia, the US and UK. He has a wealth of experience in funds management, asset management, development and across most asset classes including office, retail and industrial. For the eight years prior to joining GPT, Mr Johnston was Managing Director of the ASX-listed Australand Property Group, which became Frasers Australand in September 2014.
Prior to that Mr Johnston held a number of senior management positions with Lend Lease both in Australia and abroad, including that of Global CEO of Bovis Lend Lease, COO of Lend Lease Real Estate Investments in the USA and CEO of Bovis Lend Lease Asia Pacific. Mr Johnston is also a director of the Property Industry Foundation and the Property Council of Australia and is a member of the Property Council of Australia’s Property Male Champions of Change.