Craig Johnston

Craig Johnston

Data-driven analysis is fundamental to a successful investment strategy; and here at GGA, it is the back-bone of everything we do.
Bachelor of Commerce, Queens University
Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA)


Craig Johnston is a Partner based in the firm’s Toronto office and is the Head of GGA’s Transaction Advisory practice. Craig specializes in the development of informed and goal oriented business strategies that help GGA clients achieve specific operating and investment objectives.

Craig is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) who brings a deep understanding of complex finance and accounting to every assignment. Craig’s knowledge and experience helps GGA clients to maximize both short and long-term profit. GGA clients benefit from Craig’s knowledge in financing, business valuations, financial analysis, market assessment, corporate governance and business strategy.

Craig was most recently an Associate Director in Scotia Capital’s Equity Research Division, where he was a ranked analyst in his sector. Craig’s research team, which utilized in-depth, bottom-up financial analysis, was ranked #1 by Greenwich Associates from 2015 to 2017 in the small/mid-cap gold and precious minerals sector. Craig was also recognized in 2016 by Thomson Reuters as the #1 earnings estimator in his sector.

Craig began his career in KPMG’s audit practice, where he obtained his Charter Professional Accountant designation. Craig grew up with the game of golf, worked at a golf course in his youth and interned at GGA while in University. Craig remains an avid golfer and hockey player.