The PPF Team works diligently to provide you with the best possible solutions.
Our team holds experience in data collection and analysis, quantitative and qualitative research methods, stakeholder engagement, financial and business analysis, and risk management.
Christopher McGann is the Managing Director of PPF Capital Belize Ltd. Mr. McGann has over 14 years of experience in Belize’s business and financial services sector. He has worked in financial regulation, private banking, and energy. His areas of expertise include MSME capacity building, financial and economic analysis, green finance and risk management, and strategic planning.
Mr.McGann is currently the Biodiversity Finance Advisor for the Biodiversity Finance Initiative Project in Belize. Before PPF Capital, Mr. McGann held executive positions in Belize Electricity Limited and the Caribbean Investment Holdings Group (Belize Bank and Belize Bank International). In these roles, he was responsible for leading strategic planning, developing risk management frameworks, managing investment portfolios, and developing and implementing short-term financing programs/strategies.
Mr.McGann holds a Bachelor’s Degree in International Financial Markets from Anglia Ruskin University, United Kingdom, and a Master’s Degree in International Banking and Financial Services from the University of Reading, United Kingdom.
Mr. Juan Ramirez is a Senior Financial and Economic Analyst at PPF Capital. He joined the PPF Team in December 2020 and has since been involved in projects related to strategy development, financial modeling, green financing, budget planning, and risk management and analysis. His areas of expertise include: financial and economic analysis, investigative research, data management, and analysis and forecasting.
Prior to PPF Capital, Mr, Ramirez held roles in operations where he was responsible for evaluation of operational strategies and maintaining operational guidelines for staff. Mr. Ramirez has also received training in sustainable finance, behavioral economics, economic policy, and economic forecasting and modeling.
Mr. Ramirez holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of West Indies, Jamaica and a dual Master’s Degree in Political Science and Applied Economics from the Florida State University, Tallahassee Florida.
Ms. Simran Daryanani is a finance and business consultant. Ms.Daryanani joined the team in 2019 as a financial analyst and transitioned into her role as a consultant in 2021. She has since provided technical support in various projects related to risk management, green finance, stakeholder engagement, policy, and strategy development. Her areas of expertise include financial and economic analysis, business feasibility and analysis, and data analysis.
Before PPF Capital, Ms.Daryanani worked at CitiBank in business compliance and provided audit support for the NAM Reimbursement Team.
Ms. Daryanani holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from the University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida. She is pursuing an MBA with a concentration in finance from the University of Tampa, Florida.
Ms. Vickie Menjivar is a Junior Analyst at PPF Capital Belize Ltd. She joined the team in 2021 and has since been involved in an array of projects related to economic and socio-economic analysis, conservation and climate finance, business, and financial analysis, and risk management and analysis. She has also coordinated firm outreach and charitable projects to support sustainable development and positive stakeholder relationships. Her areas of expertise include financial and economic analysis, market research and analysis, qualitative research, and data analysis.
Before PPF Capital, Ms. Menjivar worked at the Ministry of Human Development, Families, and Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs (formerly, Ministry of Human Development, Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation) as a Social Policy Officer.
Ms. Menjivar holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Galen University, Belize.