Strang was previously finance director, appointed in 2014, before moving to the non-executive position in August 2016. He was associated with a number of companies that have been involved with the Horse Hill project and the broader Weald basin exploration play onshore UK.
Solo recently sold out of its stake in the Horse Hill oil discovery project.
In Monday’s statement, Solo told investors that it intends on appointing a new independent non-executive director in the near term, having regard to the QCA corporate governance code that it has adopted.
“The company is in an important transitional phase with best practice corporate governance a key deliverable for the board,” said Alastair Ferguson, Solo non-executive chairman.
“In this regard, we will be looking to appoint an independent non-executive director in due course."