Gizelle Macaraeg began serving as Hunte & Co.'s Compliance Officer in 2017 after a decade of previous work within the BVI financial industry. She has a strong background in regulatory compliance and general accounting. She has well-rounded expertise, having developed and maintained compliance policies as an in-house compliance officer as well as participated in sophisticated external audits as a member of a leading international firm.
Ms. Macaraeg offers the firm's clients the benefits of her hands-on experience with BVI-specific regulations and agencies, which includes familiarity with BVI company formations, ship registrations, fiduciary services and administration services. As Compliance Officer, she is the firm's chief liaison with the BVI Financial Services Commission (FSC) and the BVI Financial Investigation Agency (FIA). Ms. Macaraeg is known among our staff for her impeccable organizational skills and unfailing commitment to keeping her skills and knowledge up to date. She regularly attends seminars and trainings on legal developments and trends in the field of regulatory compliance, and is an active member of the BVI Association of Compliance Officers.
A native of the Philippines, Ms. Macaraeg is active in the BVI Filipino community and currently serves as an officer in The Filipino Association of the BVI. In her spare time, she is most often found reading, cooking or gardening.