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Monday 19 February, 2007

Knowledge Technology

Directorate Change

Knowledge Technology Solutions PLC
19 February 2007

RNS Release

19 February 2007

                               Board appointments

Knowledge Technology Solutions PLC ('KTS' or 'the Company'), providers of
professional market information services in the finance sector, is pleased to
announce the board appointments of two directors with immediate effect. Richard
Last has joined the Company as Chairman and Non-Executive Director and Louise
Barton as a Non-Executive Director.

Richard Last, 49, has over 15 years' senior experience in information
technology, having worked at board level for a number of publicly quoted and
private companies operating in this sector. Currently, he is Chairman and Chief
Executive of Lynx plc, a privately-owned provider of technology infrastructure
and mobile data solutions. Until February 2002 Lynx plc was part of the Lynx
Group plc, a fully-listed IT services, software and financial services group.
Richard sits on a number of other boards including Patsystems plc, an AIM quoted
provider of solutions for futures trading and exchange systems and is Chairman
of Xpertise Group plc, an AIM quoted IT training company .

Louise Barton, 56, has more than 26 years' experience as an investment analyst.
Louise's background embraces a high profile City career, including having held
senior positions with fund management group Prudential Portfolio Managers and
stockbrokers CCF Laurence Prust and Investec Securities.

The Company, which recently raised £1.8 million in additional working capital,
is pursuing a new growth strategy aimed at building a broader, higher margin
revenue base through a combination of further internal product development and
selective acquisitions. The new initiatives leverage the strength and
flexibility of KTS's proven application technology to target market
opportunities within investment banks and to address the market requirements
arising from the planned introduction of the Markets in Financial Instruments
Directive, MiFID. These additional initiatives reduce the Company's dependency
on revenues derived solely from its live market data subscription services.

Dr Marc Pinter-Krainer, Chief Executive of KTS PLC, said:

'We are delighted to welcome Richard and Louise to the board of KTS.  Both
Louise and Richard are fully appraised and supportive of the Company's new
growth strategy. As seasoned operators in the IT sector and the City, I am
confident that their practical approaches will be important in helping KTS
deliver the maximum returns on our investment in our new MiFID and
MarketTerminal ON-SITE solutions.'

Louise Maxwell Barton does not have any current or former disclosable
directorships. Mrs. Louise Barton and her husband, Mr. Brian D. Newman,
currently hold in aggregate 26,820,000 ordinary shares of 0.1 pence each in the
Company representing approximately 8.07 per cent. of ordinary issued share

Richard Last currently holds 2,500,000 shares in the Company. His current and
former directorships are set out in appendix 1 in accordance with Paragraph G of
Schedule 2 to the AIM Rules. Save as disclosed in Appendix 1 there are no other
disclosures are to be made for the purpose of that Schedule.

Enquiries, please contact:

Dr Marc Pinter-Krainer                                     Neil Boom
Knowledge Technology Solutions PLC                         Gresham PR Ltd.
020 7256 2300                                              020 7404 9000

Barrie Newton
Corporate Synergy Plc
01225 424 666

Appendix 1 - current and former directorships
Director's full name           Richard Last

Current directorships          Lynx Plc

                               British Smaller Companies VCT plc

                               British Smaller Technology Companies VCT 2 plc

                               Xpertise Group plc

                               Xpertise Training Limited

                               Sphinx CST Networks Limited

                               APD Communications Limited

                               Sphinx Professional Services Limited

                               Orsted Limited

                               Lynx Computer Services Limited

                               Lynx Holdings Limited

                               Lynx IT Communications Limited

                               Lynx Overseas Investments Limited

                               Lynx Technology Limited

                               Lynxserv Limited

                               Overseas 110 Limited

                               Sphinx 110 Limited

                               Sphinx Group Limited

                               Sphinx CST Limited

                               Switch Networks Limited

                               FS (UK) Limited

                               Patsystems plc

                               Signal Limited

                               Sphinx CST (Ireland) Limited

                               Power Education Limited

                               APD Mobile Data Limited

                               Lihnet Limited

                               Lynx Financial Systems Ply Limited

                               Quantix Limited

                               Quantix Holdings Limited

                               APD-s.COM Limited

                               Transient 110 Limited*

Former directorships (past 5   Ascent Limited
                               Bandhold Limited

                               Bankhall Investment Management Limited

                               Tamesis Limited

                               Broomco (2248) Limited

                               IFAengine Limited

                               Level V Distribution Limited

                               Lynx Commercial Systems Limited

                               Bankhall Network Limited

                               Lynx Tesoft (UK) Limited

                               Apex Computers Limited

                               Ascent Technology Limited

                               Bewley Carlaw Computer Systems Limited

                               Crownline Computers Limited

                               Cavanagh Group plc

                               Red Town Limited

                               Tietonator Attentiv Systems Limited

                               Lynx Financial Systems Limited

                               Lynx Financial Systems (UK) Limited

                               British Smaller Technology Companies VCT plc**

                               Lihnet Limited

                               Lynx Nominees Limited

                               Lynx Publishing Limited

                               Lynx Quest Trustee Limited

                               IFA Holdings Company Limited

                               Lynx Group Limited

                               NMM Limited

                               Lynx Wealth Management (Guernsey) Limited

                               Lynx Wealth Management (IOM) Limited

                               Lynx Wealth Management Systems Limited

                               Lynx Financial Systems (Cayman) Limited

                               WINIT Limited

                               Avenue Specialist Systems Limited

                               Open Specialist Systems Limited

                               Lynx Financial Systems Limited

*            Transient 110 Limited is currently in a members' voluntary
liquidation following a group reconstruction.

**        British Smaller Technology Companies VCT plc went into liquidation
following a transfer of assets to B-S-T-C VCT 2 plc

Richard Last represented the Lynx Group on the board of Crown Products Group Plc
for a period to May 1997.  Subsequently, in January 1998, Crown Products Group
Plc went into receivership.

Notes to Editors

About Knowledge Technology Solutions PLC

Knowledge Technology Solutions PLC is an innovative provider of financial market
data application services and the company is listed on AIM, a market operated by
the London Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: KTS).

Utilising its proprietary advanced technologies, KTS focuses on developing and
providing real-time market data services to the financial marketplace by
delivering essential market data and news via more cost-effective communications

KTS differentiates itself from other leading information providers as its
services are technology driven. They are designed to run on standard PCs and
laptops without the need for any installation of dedicated hardware, software or
infrastructure, as the application runs on the server side on powerful clusters
of highly resilient and secure servers.

Financial professionals can log on to KTS's services by using a standard
Internet connection from any geographical location across fixed and wireless
networks. KTS's 'zero-client' application service requires no client-side
components and upgrades are automatic.  Other benefits include flexibility and
cost savings in support and maintenance using any market data infrastructure.
More than 130 client organisations currently subscribe to KTS's financial
information service KTS MarketTerminal.

                      This information is provided by RNS
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