Roy Young Biography


01/70 – 06/73 Government of Belize: Assistant Social Development Officer

09/73 – 03/78 Belize City Council: Town Clerk

04/78 – 03/87 Government of Belize: National Chief Elections Officer

04/91 – 03/92 Mayor of Belize City, Belize

04/92 – 05/93 Government of Belize: Special Assistant to the Minister of Tourism and Project

Officer for the Belize Tourism Board

12/98 – 03/08 Consul General of Belize for the Sate of California, USA

2005 – 2008 Dean of the Los Angeles Consular Corps

2008- Present International Business Consultant


Chairman Belize National Sports Council. Initiated and organized the first Belize Games

Headed delegation to Mexico to negotiate a Bilateral Sports Agreement.

Headed sports delegation to Cuba to discuss Technical Assistance Program.

Chairman, Belize National Refugee Committee

Represented the Government of Belize on assignment at the Annual session of the United Nations High Commission on Refugees UNHCR in Geneva, Switzerland

Recipient of Wiley Manuel Award for pro bono services

Recipient of awards from the Los Angeles City Council promoting international relations

Recipient of awards from the Department of Public Health of the Los Angeles County for participation and support of the Bi-National Health Programs


1967 -1969 University of Swansea, Wales: Diploma in Social Administration

1989 – 1990 University of Belize: Paralegal Studies

1991 Harvard University, John F Kennedy School of Government: Certificate Municipal Administration

1994 – 1998 Los Angeles City College,

Legal Assistant/Paralegal Studies (cum lau-de)

2008 University College of Los Angeles (UCLA)

Completed course entitled understanding U.S. Immigration Law

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