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Sancus Lending Group Limited
09 March 2022

9 March 2022


Sancus Lending Group Limited

(the "Company")


Appointment of Independent Non-Executive Director


The Company announces that effective close of business on 8 March 2022 Mr Nicholas Wakefield has resigned from the Board of Directors of the Company as the Somerston Group representative and has been succeeded by Ms Tracy Clarke, who is appointed as a non-executive director of the Company effective immediately. Ms Clarke has also been appointed as a member of the Company's Audit and Risk Committee and the Remuneration and Nomination Committee effective immediately.

The Somerston group of companies ("Somerston") is the Company's largest shareholder and has the right to nominate one individual for appointment to the Board of the Company. Ms Clarke joined Somerston in 2016 and acts as the group's Chief Operating Officer. Ms Clarke is also the Managing Director of Carlton Management Services Limited, a licensed Jersey trust company business. Ms Clarke is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and holds the CISI Investment Advice Diploma.

Mr Wakefield will continue to act as an observer to the Board for a transitional period to ensure continuity.

Steve Smith, Non-Executive Chairman of the Company, said: "The Board wishes to express its sincere thanks to Nick for his outstanding contribution to the Company as a Non-Executive Director during the past three years. We are delighted to welcome Tracy and are confident that with her extensive professional experience she will be a valuable and complimentary addition to the Board."


Ms Clarke (age 44) is currently a director of, or during the past five years has been a director of, the following companies:


Current Directorships

Previous directorships (past five years)

Carlton Management Services Limited

Somerston Asset Management Limited

Somerston Technology Fund Limited

Somerston Core Equity Fund Limited


Ms Clarke does not currently hold any shares in the Company.

Save as set out in this announcement, there are no further details required to be disclosed pursuant to AIM Rule 17 or paragraph (g) of Schedule 2 to the AIM Rules in respect of Ms Clarke.


For further information, please contact:


Sancus Lending Group Limited

Rory Mepham

+44 (0)1481 708 288

Liberum Capital (Nominated Adviser and Corporate Broker)

Chris Clarke

Lauren Kettle

Edward Thomas

+44 (0) 20 3100 2190

Instinctif Partners (PR Advisor)

Tim Linacre

+44 (0)207 457 2020

Sanne Fund Services (Guernsey) Limited (Company Secretary)

Matt Falla

Katrina Rowe

+44 (0)1481 755530







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