Meet the Team


Peter Johnson

Founder & Managing Director

Peter is the co-founder of CST and has been involved in the industry since 1988 when he established NSW Shelf Companies Pty Ltd, later known as Atlas Shelf Companies. Peter is a specialist in the areas of trusts, self-managed superannuation funds and other complex business structures and is regularly engaged by CPA Australia as a course facilitator and guest speaker. When not working Peter is a keen traveller and devoted fan of the Rugby League side the St George Illawarra Dragons.

Peter is a CPA, CA, CFP, Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia (formerly Securities Institute), Chartered Secretary and holds a Professional Certificate in Self-Managed Superannuation from the University of Adelaide. He is a specialist SMSF Adviser with both CPA Australia and the SMSF Association.


Melissa Johnson

Executive Assistant

As Executive Assistant to the CST Team, Melissa keeps the office running calmly and smoothly. Her systematic and organised approach complements her energy and outstanding work ethic. Melissa offers exceptional levels of customer service and client assistance. She has a warm and generous nature and loves animals. It was no surprise when she introduced the team to Harvey, the office dog.


Nathan Sams

Software Engineer

Nathan is our software and systems engineer whose focus is to create simple and enjoyable user experiences. Nathan is responsible for the CST websites and systems and has played an integral role in the development of CST's online ordering system. When he's not coding, his main passion is his family and all things creative.