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Our Team

Over the years, ICS has strived to develop a well-rounded team able to deliver quality and efficient service. Members of staff range in experience from banking, corporate, trust and compliance both domestic and international all within the IFS industry. ICS’s staff along with its management team carries over 80 years of experience in the IFS industry.

DOUGLAS A. SINGH TEP, Founding Partner

Doug Singh

Born on November 9th, 1962;  Married and with 2 children.

Founded International Corporate Services Limited (ICS) in 1998, and possesses an MBA from Loyola Marymount University in California where he worked for over 10 years in the financial sector.  He was the General Manager of the Government Development Bank in Belize for four years and also served on the Board of Directors of Atlantic Bank for that period. He has served as the Chairman of the United Democratic Party, the current ruling political party, for 10 years from 1999 to 2009.

Mr. Singh Served in the National Assembly of Belize as Senator and Leader of Government Business in the Senate from 2008 to early 2012 and as a member of the Prime Minister’s Cabinet from 2010 to early 2012 as the Minister of Police and Public Safety.  From 2012 to 2014 he served as a Director of the largest Telecommunications Company in Belize.

Professional Memberships include:

  • Chairman of the Social Security Board in Belize
  • Chairman of the Citrus Products of Belize Ltd and their subsidiaries
  • Member of Belize International Financial Services Association (BIFSA) since 2007
  • Full Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)

LIZETTE AURI ORTIZ ICSA TEP, Partner/Managing Director

Lizette Ortiz

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 of Alpha Services Limited, a subsidiary company of Barrow & Williams Law Firm in Belize. She joined Partnership with International Corporate Services Ltd. (ICS) in Jan. 2005 and is currently one of the Managing Partners.

Mrs. Ortiz is also a Partner in ZITRO International Limited, a Licensed Master Agent for Western Union in Belize since 2009 as well as International Trust Services Limited, a Licensed Trust and Foundation Services Provider in Belize.

Professional Memberships include:

  • President of Belize International Financial Services Association (BIFSA) since 2015
  • Vice President of Belize International Financial Services Association (BIFSA) from 2007 – 2015
  • Secretary/Alternate Regional Representative of the Belize STEP Chapter since 2015
  • Board Member of the Belize International Financial Services Commission (IFSC) since 2008
  • Full Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) since 2011
  • Member of Asia Offshore Association (AOA)
  • Member of International Tax Planning Association (ITPA) since 2011

Corporate & Trust

BEATRIZ GODFREY, Senior Corporate Administrator

Beatriz Godfrey

Beatriz joined ICS in December of 2005 and has gained extensive knowledge in the formation and management of International Business Companies, LLCs, Trusts and Foundations in Belize and various other jurisdictions.

Her continuous display of professionalism and dedication to excellence has contributed not only to the growth of ICS, but also to the advancement of the offshore industry in Belize.

As the industry moves to adapt to new regulations and procedures, it is her hope that Belize flourishes and remains a competitive jurisdiction.

Professional Memberships include:

  • Belize International Financial Services Association (BIFSA)

ANEL RODRIGUEZ, Corporate Administrator

Anel Rodriguez

Anel Rodriguez joined International Corporate Services Limited in January 2009. She has a Bachelor’s in Business Administration and previously worked with an Offshore Bank. She specializes in Banking, Foundations, LLC’s, Trusts, Ship Registration, incorporation and administration of IBC’s in Belize and other jurisdictions.

Anel has passed the International Compliance Association’s examination in Anti Money Laundering Awareness as well as she has received the STEP Foundation Certificate in International Trust Management.

Professional Memberships include:

  • Belize International Financial Services Association (BIFSA)

ANGELITA MORALES, Corporate Administrator

Angelita Morales

Angelita joined ICS on October 15, 2007, as an accounts clerk. She has always displayed a high degree of integrity, responsibility and ambition and was promoted to Corporate Administrator in 2010. She is responsible for the formation of IBCs, LLCs, Trusts and Foundations in Belize and various other jurisdictions. She also functions as ICS’s alternate Assistant Accountant. Angelita’s drive for success has enabled her to provide exceptional service to our clients.

Professional Memberships include:

  • Belize International Financial Services Association (BIFSA)

AMANDA YOUNG TEP, Trust Manager

Amanda Young

Amanda joined the ICS team in November 2014 as the Trust Manager with focus on developing the company’s subsidiary trust company, International Trust Services Limited. Her previous professional posts as the Trust Manager from 2012 to 2014 for one of Belize’s largest trust company and as Corporate Administrator and later the Offshore Administrator for a leading law firm in Belize from 2003 to 2011 gained her extensive knowledge and experience in local and international corporate, trust and foundation matters, compliance, ship registration, bank account matters and trademarks.

Amanda has passed the Campbell’s College Certificate in Offshore Business Environment and the Certificate in International Corporate and Trust Law; ICA Certificate in Anti Money Laundering, Certificate in Financial Crimes Prevention and Certificate in Compliance Awareness; and the STEP Certificate in Foundations. She also serves as a Justice of the Peace since her appointment in 2011.

Professional Memberships include:

  • Secretary of Belize International Financial Services Association
  • Full Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
  • Secretary of STEP – Belize Chapter

Accounts

ERLENE M. RODRIGUEZ, Accountant

Erlene Rodriguez

Erlene has joined International Corporate Services Limited as the Accountant since 2006 . She previously worked as an Accountant at Costa Maya resort where she had the chance to concentrate and gain confidence in accounting. Prior to that, she was the Trademark Administrator at W.H. Courtenay & Co.

BEATRICE ROBINSON, Assistant Accountant

Beatrice Robinson

Beatrice has been working in the accounting department as Assistant Accountant at International Corporate Services Limited since June 2010. She previously worked as an Assistant Accountant with the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry for 12 years and has gained knowledge and experience in many areas of accounting and compliance.

Compliance/Banking

VANESSA LEIVA, Compliance Officer/Banking Officer

Vanessa Leiva

Vanessa joined ICS in 2013 as the Compliance Officer/Banking Officer. Vanessa has worked in the International and Domestic Banking Industry in Belize for the past 9 years and is well versed in areas such as Operations, Customer Service and Compliance.

She has successfully completed certifications in Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorism Preventions on a yearly basis.

Professional Memberships include:

  • Belize International Financial Services Association (BIFSA)

Administrative

TYANA HAYLOCK, Client Service Representative

Tyana Haylock

Tyana has worked several part-time positions with ICS while as she continued her education. She joined the company full time in June 2014 as the Client Service Representative and provides clerical support to members of staff.

SHANE TRUJEQUE, Office Assistant

Shane Trujeque

Shane joined International Corporate Services Limited in April 2011 as Office Assistant. Formerly employed at DHL Limited, Shane provides logistical support and assistance throughout the Company.