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Appointment of Chief Technical Officer

Metal Tiger Plc

("Metal Tiger" or the "Company")

Appointment of Chief Technical Officer

Metal Tiger plc (LON:MTR) the London Stock Exchange AIM listed investor in strategic natural resource opportunities is pleased to announce the appointment of Jordan Luckett as the Company's Chief Technical Officer with effect from 1 September 2016.

Jordan Luckett, an Australian national, is an experienced mining executive in both exploration and mining geology. He serves as managing director of Great Western Exploration Limited, a West Perth-based nickel, gold and copper exploration firm.

Jordan graduated from Curtin University of Technology in 1991 and is a member of The Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. He has held positions as Geology Manager at Equigold NL and Exploration Manager at Jindalee Resources Limited and Energy Metals Limited ? both in Perth, Western Australia.

Information in respect of Mr Luckett as required by Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules for Companies are included below.

Terry Grammer Non-executive chairman of Metal Tiger commented:

"Metal Tiger is now at the stage where we need to further enhance the in-house technical capability of the team and the appointment of a new Chief Technical Officer in an executive capacity demonstrates our commitment in this regard.

In the last two years Metal Tiger has sought to expand and adapt the board, senior management and staff base to reflect the developing demands of the business. This appointment is another step forward as we seek to build the existing resource investing company into a larger, well-diversified and considerably more valuable concern.

Jordan Luckett is an extremely capable and experienced executive, with his knowledge base in the technical mining environment matched by his experience in the management and demands of public companies. He has the right blend of skills to fulfil this role for Metal Tiger and I am personally delighted he has accepted this opportunity."

For further information on the Company, visit: www.metaltigerplc.com:

Paul Johnson (Chief Executive Officer)   Tel: +44 (0)7766 465 617
Terry Grammer (Non- Executive Chairman)   Tel: +44 (0)207 099 0738
Sean Wyndham-Quin Spark Advisory Partners Limited Tel: +44 (0) 2033 683 555
Neil Baldwin  
Nick Emerson (Nominated Adviser) www.sparkadvisorypartners.com
Andy Thacker SI Capital (Sole Broker) Tel: +44 (0) 1483 413 500

Additional Information:
Full Name: Jordan Ashton Luckett
Age: 49
Current Directorships

Name Date of appointment
Great Western Exploration Limited 13 October 2009
Faurex Pty Ltd* 31 January 2003

*100% ownership

Notes to Editors:

Metal Tiger plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange AIM Market (AIM) with the trading code MTR and invests in high potential mineral projects with a precious and strategic metals focus.

The Company's target is to deliver a very high return for shareholders by investing in significantly undervalued and/or high potential opportunities in the mineral exploration and development sector timed to coincide, where possible, with a cyclical recovery in the exploration and mining markets. The Company's key strategic objective is to ensure the distribution to shareholders of major returns achieved from disposals.

Metal Tiger's Metal Projects Division is focused on the development of its key project interests in Botswana, Spain and Thailand. In Botswana Metal Tiger has a growing interest in the large and highly prospective Kalahari copper/silver belt. In Spain Metal Tiger the Company has tungsten and gold interests in the highly mineralised Extremadura region. In Thailand Metal Tiger has expanding interests over licences, applications and critical historical data covering antimony, copper, gold, silver, lead and zinc opportunities.

The Company has access to a diverse pipeline of new opportunities focused on the natural resource sector including physical resource projects, new natural resource centred technologies and resource sector related fintech opportunities. Pipeline projects deemed commercially viable may be undertaken by Metal Tiger or by an ISDX or AIM partner with whom the Company is engaged.

Metal Tiger also has an Asset Trading Division that holds various financial instruments for trading purposes including equities, warrants and royalty income. The aim of the division is to generate profits to reinvest into the Company's project based activities.

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