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T'sa James Hodge is a seasoned Compliance Manager at Ogier with a remarkable 16+ year career in regulatory compliance, anti-money laundering, and counter-terrorist financing. Her extensive leadership experience includes building effective auditing teams and overseeing compliance programs. Ms. James Hodge is widely respected for her ability to collaborate effectively with team members, senior leaders, and external parties to achieve compliance goals and optimize internal policies and procedures.

In addition to her role at Ogier, Ms. James Hodge holds prominent positions within the regulatory landscape. She serves as a member of the BVI Joint Anti Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Financial Advisory Committee, where her expertise contributes to shaping the regulatory landscape. Moreover, as further testament to her excellence in the field, T'sa was voted Compliance Officer of the Year during the BVI Finance Awards in 2019 and 2020. In 2022, Ms. James Hodge achieved yet another milestone in her illustrious career when she was appointed as the Director of the Caribbean Regional Compliance Association. This role underscores her dedication to advancing compliance standards and fostering collaboration within the region.

Her experience extends to her time as a Compliance Examiner in the Compliance and Enforcement Unit of the Financial Investigation Agency, where she played a vital role in implementing compliance and enforcement frameworks for Non-Profit Organizations and Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professionals.

Recognized for her dedication to professional standards, Ms. James Hodge was appointed Commissioner for Oaths in 2018 and served as an Assessor in the 2014/15 Virgin Islands National Risk Assessment. Beyond her professional commitments, she generously imparts her knowledge by lecturing the ICA Advanced Certificate in Regulatory Compliance course at the Financial Services Institute, HLSCC in 2019.

At the helm of her career, Ms. James Hodge embodies a profound commitment to excellence, making her a true luminary in the field of compliance and regulatory oversight. Her ability to assess operations, devise process improvement strategies, and establish strategic alliances continues to enhance her company's standing and contributes significantly to the compliance profession.



Myrla-May has more than thirty (30) years of experience in the Legal, Corporate and Trust Administration and Compliance areas in the BVI Financial Services Industry. For the past twenty (20) years, Myrla-May has been working in the field of Compliance, having been an approved Tier 1 Compliance Officer and Money Laundering Reporting Officer by the BVI Financial Services Commission for many years. Myrla-May holds a bachelor honours degree in Business Management and also holds various industry related qualifications in Compliance and Financial Crimes, Anti-Money Laundering, Corporate & Trust Administration and Business Administration to add to her practical experience. Myrla-May enjoys providing training, sharing her knowledge with colleagues in the Industry and networking.



Mrs. Lesia Grazette serves as Secretary on the Executive Committee of the BVI Association of Compliance Officers since the 2019 elections and has been a member since 2012. She is a qualified Compliance professional which spans 14 years of her 27 years of experience within the BVI Financial Service Industry. Lesia is a former Elementary Educator before entering the corporate field. She holds an ICA International Certificate in Compliance, a Diploma in International Trust Management and she holds a Chartered Director Certification together with other compliance-related certifications. She is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, an ACAMs Member and ICA Affiliate Member.

Lesia is a focus-driven professional, who promotes excellence. She has considerable experience in compliance and corporate administration matters. In 2020, she was appointed Commissioner of Oaths. In 2023, she was recommended by the Commission and was appointed as a Member of the Company Law Review Advisory Committee (CLRAC). Where time permits, she assists with the review of Compliance Manuals for non-profit organizations in the religious sector.


Ms. Tritia Guishard has been in the Trust and Corporate Provider Industry for 15 years. She decided to join the Compliance family in late 2016, and was appointed Money Laundering Reporting Officer/Assistant Compliance Officer at her firm Quijano and Associates (BVI) Limited, where she has been working as a Senior Corporate Administrator/Supervisor for the last 10 years. She is currently enrolled in the ICA Advance Certificate program with the intention of soon obtaining her certification as a Compliance Officer. Ms. Guishard joint the Association of Compliance Officers in 2016 and decided to join the executive board where she now serves as Assistant Secretary.



Roschelle holds an MBA(Hons) in Finance together with professional certifications as a member of the International Compliance Association (MICA) and a Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP).

She has been an active member of BVIACO and serves, since 2019, as Treasurer on the Executive Committee of the BVI Association of Compliance Officers and Practitioners.


Stacyann’ s career over the last 20 years has spanned a broad range of legal, risk, compliance, and regulatory matters in key roles as Prosecutor, Legal Counsel and Head of Governance. Stacyann holds a Master of Laws in International Law and the ICA International Diploma in Compliance.

She is a former adjunct Lecturer with what was then the BVI Financial Services Institute where she lectured in the University of London’s Bachelor of Laws program as well as the ICA Diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance.

Stacyann is the Head of Risk and Compliance for the North America and Caribbean region at TMF Group. In that capacity she leads the risk and compliance function in multiple jurisdictions spanning arrange of services in corporate, private wealth, funds and capital markets. In addition, she oversees the delivery of compliance and regulatory services to a diverse client portfolio in heavily regulated jurisdictions.

Stacyann serves as the Education Chair for the BVI Association of Compliance Officers and Practitioners and continues to serve as a member of the Joint Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Advisory Committee (JALTFAC).

Stacyann is also CAMS certified and a fluent Spanish speaker.


Adenike Sicard is a lawyer who has been practicing in the British Virgin Islands for over twenty years. She is a seasoned professional with expansive industry insight. Her extensive legal experience encompasses key practice areas integral to the financial services industry, including corporate and commercial law, and she frequently advises on compliance, anti-money laundering and terrorist financing laws and regulations in the BVI.

She is a member and the Legal Chairperson of the BVI Association of Compliance Officers. Adenike was also an event speaker at the BVI Financial Services Commission and CFATF - Joint Compliance Conference held in October 2013. She has authored several articles on various financial services legislations in the BVI. Adenike holds a law degree from the University of the West Indies, a postgraduate diploma in law from the University of London, and a graduate diploma in International Compliance.



Blondell M. Challenger’s early education began in Nevis and she continued to pursue her academic and professional endeavors in the British Virgin Islands. She holds an Associate Degree in Science, concentration in Corporate and Trust Administration, an International Compliance Association Certificate in AML awareness with Distinction; an International Compliance Association – International Diploma in Compliance and is a Business Continuity and Resiliency Professional with The National Institute for Business Continuity Management along with other accolades which aid her chosen profession in compliance.

Ms. Challenger is a Fellow of the International Compliance Association and serves as a member and sits as the Ethics Chairman of the BVI Association of Compliance Officers and Practitioners.

She is currently employed as an approved Tier I Compliance Officer and Money Laundering Reporting Officer. She is employed as the Compliance Manager of Aleman, Cordero, Galindo & Lee Trust (BVI) Limited and has been employed in the Financial Services Industry for more than 25 years.