Stephen Johnston is the founder and a principal of Global Golf Advisors. As an international audit partner at KPMG, Johnston launched what was then known as the KPMG Golf Consulting Practice in 1992. In 2006, he acquired the practice from his KPMG partners at the time and renamed the company Global Golf Advisors.
With a keen knowledge of financial priorities, audit and best management practices and having worked with many of the largest financial companies in North America, Johnston forged GGA into an advisory firm that specializes in provable facts, benchmarked performance standards, and operational accountability. The firm has served more than 2,300 clients across the globe.
Johnston is a graduate of the University of Toronto where he played golf and hockey at the highest levels; he went on to play each sport professionally. He is recognized as one of the most influential people in golf and is a frequent expert resource for the international media on matters that call for his financial and golf expertise.