Mutiu Sunmonu

Non-Executive Chairman

Background and experience 

Mr Sunmonu has lead the Company as Non-Executive Chairman since the purchase of our indirect economic interest in OML 18 in September 2016. Mr Sunmonu is a former managing director of Shell Petroleum Development Company and was country chairman of Shell Companies in Nigeria from 2008 to February 2015. He led Shell’s multi-billion dollar operations in Nigeria employing over 4000 direct staff with revenue contribution to the Nigerian Government of ~$70 billion dollars during 2009-2013. He has worked in the industry for over 36 years in Nigeria, the UK and the Netherlands. His strategic vision, proven track record and deep knowledge of Nigeria, brings valuable Nigerian operating experience and relationships to San Leon Energy Plc.

Committee memberships

Member of Risk and Safety, Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees.



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