San Leon Energy appoints Linda Beal to its Board as Non-Executive Director

– IRELAND, Leinster – San Leon Energy plc (AIM:SLE), 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 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.”

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