ICS Offshore Belize

Management Committee

Along with statutory law, BIFSA is also governed by its Constitution. The BIFSA Constitution, which was adopted by the Membership, provides for the various rules of the association including the election of the Management Committee, which shall be responsible for the management of the business of the Association.

The Management Committee consists of eight persons, being the President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer of the Association along with four other persons, all of which must be members of the Association. The nomination, voting on and election of the Management Committee must be done on an annual basis by the members of the Association.


Lizette Auri Ortiz ICSA TEP – President

Born on September 25th, 1974; Married and with 3 children. Lizette has been working in the International Financial Services Industry in Belize since 1996, and she received her certificate in Offshore Finance & Administration through Campbell’s College/ICSA in UK in July 2003. For 10 years she was the Administrative Director


Raymond Kearney – Vice President

Born in Dublin, Ireland on November 16, 1978, Permanent resident of Belize, has 4 wonderful children. Raymond Started working in 1996 for one of Europe’s largest corporate services providers, after a period working in the Isle of Man (UK), Raymond was appointed as the head of the Southern Europe regional


Reynaldo Magaña, CPA – Treasurer

Reynaldo is an accomplished professional auditor and accountant and has gained 16 years overall experience in audit, tax, accounting, and business advisory.  Reynaldo has been instrumental in the transformation of a local practice previously known as R F Magaña & Associates (2004-2011) into an internationally renowned Audit and Accounting Service


Amanda Young TEP – Secretary

Justice of the Peace since January 2011, Amanda has worked in the corporate and International Financial Services Industry in Belize since March 2003 with her first 9 years at Barrow and Williams Law Firm as the firm’s Administrative Director for the IFS department.  In 2012 after gaining a wealth of


Stewart Patton – Director

Stewart Patton is a U.S. tax attorney and tax return preparer who lives full-time in Belize City.  His practice focuses on (i) assisting U.S. citizens who live or invest outside the United States, (ii) structuring cross-border businesses and investments, and (iii) helping non-U.S. financial institutions understand and comply with FATCA. 


Oscar Sabido – Director

OSCAR A. SABIDO, Senior Counsel was born in the town of San Ignacio in the western district of “El Cayo”. His upbringing throughout his formative years at Sacred Heart Primary School was heavily influenced by a Roman Catholic education under the tutelage of the Pallotine Nuns. He attended St. John’s

Ava Lovell Belisle – Director

Ava began her career in the International Financial Services Industry in Belize in 1997 when she joined the team at Belize Corporate Services Limited (BCSL), one of Belize’s leading corporate service providers and the company that incorporated the first IBC in Belize.  BCSL is a member of the BCB Holdings