Island Living Investment Services Ltd (ILIS) is comprised of a team of professionals with experience at both local and international levels, providing unparalleled and in-depth knowledge needed when applying for Citizenship by Investment in Antigua and Barbuda.
With strong ethical and moral principles at the core of our mandate, ILIS is grounded by international standards with an inherent Caribbean flare, making it the premier representative for the Citizenship by Investment Program (CIP) in Antigua and Barbuda.
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As Managing Director of Island Living Investment Services, Gaye Hechme is the first point of contact for many of our clients. She has considerable knowledge of Antigua’s CIP application process having served as a member of the Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Task Force.
Ms. Hechme also oversees the operations of the ILIS sister company Island Living Caribbean Real Estate and carries with her a large network of officials and industry leaders at local, regional and international levels in both private and public sectors. She currently serves on the board of the Antigua Hotels and Tourism Association.
Additionally as former Managing Director of Caribbean Developments (Antigua) Limited handling the daily operations of Jolly Harbour for over seven years, Ms. Hechme has a wealth of experience in marketing, management and the development of residential and commercial real estate
Karim joined Island Living in 2012 as a recent graduate of the Tourism Management program at Vancouver Island University, and is currently the Sales Executive of Island Living.
With over fifteen years of previous work experience across various locations, such as the Caribbean, Vietnam, the U.K and Canada, Karim possesses a unique and extensive professional background in the service and sales based industry. These experiences have allowed Karim the opportunities and challenges needed to develop a high level of customer service and interpersonal skills at Island Living and is enthusiastic about the ability to utilize his skills in an energetic work environment in Antigua and Barbuda.
Luivena has worked in a leadership and supervisory capacity for more than 10 years in Customer Service. As the Senior Client Advisor, Luivena builds and maintains admirable relationships with clients, providing guidance throughout their investment journey. She is very knowledgeable and works closely with all stakeholders relating to the Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Program and is also a member of the Investment Migration Council.
Currently, Luivena is pursuing her certification in Anti-Money Laundering. Upon completion, she plans to utilize these newly acquired skills to assist with the continued growth and development of ILIS.
Sharon Harris joined Island Living Investment Services in 2014 and is currently the Executive Secretary to the Managing Director.
Having worked in the local property market for over 30 years she comes to ILIS with a wealth of experience in residential and commercial Real Estate.
Danielle Bennett is responsible for the financial operations of the company.
Roy Joseph recently joined the ILIS team in 2014 as an Administrative Assistant. He is a Certified Accounting Technician with over ten (10) years in the Accounting/Auditing field.
While he still operates in the capacity of Administrative Assistant, he has also been appointed Client Advisor and more recently Compliance Officer for the company. Mr. Joseph recently became certified in the Compliance field upon completion of the CAMS examinations in August of 2017, qualifying him as a ‘Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist’.
Known as a stickler for details he is slated to add a keen eye on the processes to ensure that the company operates in an environment that is compliant in this ever changing world of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing.