Appointment of Non-Executive Director

16 January 2018

San Leon Energy plc, the AIM listed company focused on oil and gas development and appraisal in Africa and Europe, is pleased to announce the appointment with immediate effect of Linda Beal (56) as a Non-Executive Director. Linda will chair the Audit Committee, and also be a member of the Remuneration Committee.

Linda is a chartered accountant. She was previously a tax partner at PwC for 16 years focussed on the natural resources sector, and subsequently was global leader for energy and natural resources at Grant Thornton until June 2016.
Linda brings extensive experience of working with African - in particular Nigerian - oil and gas groups, African-based advisers, and corporate and asset transactions.

Linda is Chairman of the Audit Committee of AIM-listed Tax Systems Plc, and also a Director of Auxxilia Limited and a partner in Linda Beal Consulting LLP.

Oisin Fanning, CEO, commented:
“I am delighted to welcome Linda as a Director of the Company. Her wealth of pertinent experience is expected to be a real asset to San Leon, and she will immediately be fully involved with the audit process for the results to 31 December 2017.”

Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) Disclosure
Certain information contained in this announcement would have been deemed inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 until the release of this announcement.

San Leon Energy plc
+ 353 1291 6292
Oisin Fanning, Chief Executive

SP Angel Corporate Finance LLP (Nominated Adviser)
+44 20 3470 0470
Richard Morrison
Ewan Leggat
Soltan Tagiev

Whitman Howard Limited (Financial adviser and Joint broker)
+44 20 7659 1234
Nick Lovering
Francis North

Brandon Hill Capital Limited (Joint broker to the Company)
+44 20 3463 5000
Oliver Stansfield
Jonathan Evans

Vigo Communications (Financial Public Relations)
+44 20 7830 9700
Chris McMahon
Kate Rogucheva

Plunkett Public Relations
+353 1 280 7873
Sharon Plunkett

Linda Janice Beal, aged 56, currently holds or has held the following directorships and partnerships in the last five years:

Current Directorships
Auxxilia Limited
Linda Beal Consulting LLP
Tax Systems Plc

Past Directorships
Grant Thornton UK LLP
Pricewaterhousecoopers LLP

Linda does not currently have an interest in any of the Company’s shares.

This announcement sets out all of the disclosures required pursuant to Schedule 2, paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies.


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