Directorate change

17 May 2019

San Leon Energy plc, the AIM listed company focused on oil and gas development and appraisal in Africa, announces that it has accepted the resignation of its Finance Director, Ewen Ainsworth, which will be effective on 30 June 2019. Ewen will step down from that position and from the Board on that date.

Lisa Mitchell will join the Company on 30 June 2019 as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director. Lisa is currently Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director of Lekoil, served previously as Chief Financial Officer of Ophir Energy plc, and has held senior financial and Company Secretary positions with various other companies both in natural resources and other industries.

Oisin Fanning, Chief Executive Officer, commented:
“On behalf of the Company I would like to thank Ewen for his contribution since San Leon’s readmission in 2016, and wish him well in his future endeavours.

We welcome Lisa to the role of Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director. She brings extensive and varied financial expertise and local Nigerian experience to the Company, as we continue to seek growth in San Leon’s value in Africa.”

AIM Disclosures:

Lisa Gaye Mitchell, aged 51, currently holds or has held over the last five years the following directorships. There is no further information required to be disclosed in respect to Lisa Gaye Mitchell, pursuant to Schedule Two, paragraph g of the AIM Rules for Companies.


Lekoil Limited 
Lekoil Nigeria Limited



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

Cantor Fitzgerald Europe (Nominated adviser, financial adviser and joint broker to the Company)
David Porter (+44 207 894 7000)
Rick Thompson (+44 207 894 7000)

Whitman Howard Limited (Financial adviser and joint broker to the Company)
Nick Lovering (+44 20 7659 1234)

Brandon Hill Capital Limited (Joint broker to the Company)
Oliver Stansfield (+44 203 463 5000)
Jonathan Evans (+44 203 463 5016)

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Patrick d’Ancona (+44 207 390 0236)
Simon Woods (+44 207 390 0236)

Plunkett Public Relations
Sharon Plunkett (+353 1 280 7873)



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