Providence Resources has appointed Angus McCoss as a non-executive director with effect from June 01, 2017.
Angus McCoss is the exploration director and main board director of Tullow Oil.
Angus joined Tullow in 2006 following 21 years of experience, working primarily with Shell in Africa, Europe, China, South America and the Middle East.
Angus held a number of senior positions at Shell, including regional vice president of Exploration for the Americas and general manager of Exploration in Nigeria.
He holds a PhD in structural geology and is a member of the advisory board of the industry-backed Energy and Geoscience Institute of the University of Utah.
Pat Plunkett, chairman of Providence said: “The board is delighted that Angus has agreed to join us at a very exciting period in our corporate development. Angus brings extensive knowledge and relevant exploration experience which will assist us in further realizing the very significant value in our portfolio.”