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Sound Energy PLC
26 June 2023

26 June 2023


Sound Energy plc

("Sound Energy" or the "Company")


Appointment of Non-Executive Director


Sound Energy, (AIM: SOU) the transition energy company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Simon Ashby-Rudd to the Board as Independent Non-Executive Director.


Simon is an international energy banking specialist with more than 35 years of experience spanning the globe. His career includes 30 years in investment banking roles with both large financial institutions including Dresdner Kleinwort Benson, Citigroup and finally Standard Bank where he was head of oil, gas and renewables, and specialist energy advisory boutiques including Waterous & Co and Tristone Capital. Mr Ashby-Rudd's career has focused on corporate strategy and capital structuring, incorporating a broad range of Equity, Debt and M&A experience. In 2020 Mr Ashby-Rudd established Treyford Energy Limited which today provides independent advice to growth orientated energy companies both in the traditional hydrocarbon space and increasingly in the emerging energy transition sector. Simon holds a B.Sc. in Economics from University College London. Simon will join the Audit and Remuneration and Nominations committees of the Board.


Graham Lyon, Sound Energy Chairman, commented:


"We are delighted to announce Simon's appointment to our board. He brings a wealth of in-depth financial knowledge coupled with transactional expertise. His wide-ranging knowledge, relationships, and experience throughout all aspects of Energy Financing and particularly in Africa will aid the board as Sound matures its transition energy projects."



For further information visit www.soundenergyplc.com follow on twitter @soundenergyplc

or contact :


Sound Energy

Graham Lyon, Executive Chairman





Flagstaff Strategic and Investor Communications


Tim Thompson

Mark Edwards

Alison Allfrey

Tel: 44 (0)20 129 1474


Cenkos Securities - Nominated Adviser

Ben Jeynes 

Peter Lynch




Tel: 44 (0)20 7397 8900

SP Angel Corporate Finance LLP - Broker

Richard Hail

Tel: 44 (0)7789 865 095


Gneiss Energy Limited - Financial Adviser

Jon Fitzpatrick

Paul Weidman

Tel: 44 (0)20 3983 9263



The following disclosures are made pursuant to Schedule 2 paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules.


Simon Gerrard Ashby-Rudd, age 56, holds / held the following directorships / partnerships. 


Current Directorships / Partnerships

Former Directorships / Partnerships

(within the last 5 years)

Treyford Energy Ltd



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