Dennisia Francisco

Operations Manager

Dennisia Francisco joined International Financial Consulting Ltd. in May 2018. Dennisia is an accomplished, skilled, decisive, and knowledgeable professional, who, over the past 18 years, has done work that has spanned the areas of diplomacy, management, communication, leadership, protected areas, and fiduciary management.

As Operations Manager at IFCL, Dennisia is a member of the administrative and support team who ensures that all the moving parts of the firm are harmonized to deliver high-quality services to clients.

Professional Highlights

  • Headed the Project Management Unit as the Project Coordinator for the project, Climate Resilience within the Construction Sector in Belize.
  • Managed the process of implementing material adjustments to an organization’s mandate and structure.
  • Exercised oversight of a conservation trust’s execution of its fiduciary responsibility for its international, regional and local development partners.
  • Reported to a Board of Directors on an agency’s financial performance of the Trust and on the management of its affairs in line with legislation governing that agency.
  • Served as interlocutor and relationship manager within the Foreign and Community Relations Directorate of the CARICOM Secretariat on foreign policy and development cooperation matters with various countries.
  • Worked jointly with the resource mobilization and technical assistance unit (within the Secretariat) in preparing for engagements with third countries and International Development Partners (IDPs) to build on those relationships for the benefit of the CARICOM Region.
  • Served as attaché to Belize’s ambassador to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat and CARICOM Region.

Outside of IFCL

Prior to joining IFCL, Dennisia worked briefly at Belize’s private sector umbrella organization, and served as Executive Director of Belize’s national Trust for protected areas where she had oversight responsibility for the management of both World Bank and locally financed projects that directly impact Belize’s protected areas. Dennisia also served as a policy and technical officer in the area of foreign policy at the national and regional levels with Belize’s ministry responsible for foreign affairs and with the Caribbean Community Secretariat respectively for a combined period that spans a decade.

She holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the Australian Institute of Business and a Master of Arts (MA) degree in International Relations from the University of Kent, Canterbury’s campus in Brussels, Belgium.