Lion One Appoints John Robinson to Board of Directors

North Vancouver, BC, April 11, 2017. Lion One Metals Limited (TSX-V: LIO) (ASX: LLO) (OTCQX: LOMLF) (the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. John F. Robinson as an independent member of Lion One’s Board of Directors and Audit Committee.

Mr. Robinson’s career as a CPA, CA includes over 23 years as a Tax Partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Vancouver, where he specialized in mergers and acquisitions and international tax planning with a focus on the natural resource sector. Mr. Robinson was the senior representative for the BC Region on the firm’s National Quality and Risk Management Committee, providing operational oversight for PwC tax partners. He also served on PwC’s Canadian Innovation Committee, focused on developing new business channels for the firm. Mr. Robinson continues to serve PwC clients in a consulting role and serves in a leadership position as CEO with a Vancouver-based financial institution, Truvera Trust Corporation.  John earned his Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of British Columbia and spent many years teaching tax courses to Chartered Professional Accountants of BC students.

Specific to the mining resource sector, Mr. Robinson has led and assisted on a number of high profile acquisitions as well as being the lead service provider to a number of medium and large international mining companies. Outside of the mining sector, Mr. Robinson has directed numerous high profile initial public offerings for Canadian corporations and has also acted as lead acquisition strategist for various US corporations investing in Canada.

Lion One CEO Walter Berukoff commented “We welcome John Robinson to the Company’s Board of Directors. John brings exceptional knowledge and experience in taxation and finance in the international mining industry. He will be an invaluable member of our Lion One team.”

The Company now has five Directors on its Board, including three independent directors on the Audit Committee, Richard Meli, Kevin Puil, and John Robinson, and two non-independent members, CEO Walter Berukoff and Managing Director Stephen Mann.

About Lion One

Lion One Metals Limited is focused on the development of its fully permitted high grade underground Tuvatu Gold Project located near Nadi on the island of Viti Levu in the Republic of Fiji. For more information on Lion One including diagrams, maps, photos, and technical reports please visit the Company’s website at or the SEDAR website at .

On behalf of Lion One Metals Limited

“Walter H. Berukoff”

Chief Executive Officer


For further information please contact

Stephen Mann, Managing Director (Perth, Australia) Tel: 604-973-3007

Hamish Greig, Vice President (North Vancouver, BC) Tel: 604-973-3008

Joe Gray, Investor Relations (North Vancouver, BC) Tel: 604-973-3004

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