Rene Martel Head of Pension Solutions in the Americas Share Add Download Print Mr. Martel is a managing director in the Newport Beach office. He is head of pension solutions in the Americas and focuses on liability-driven investments, asset allocation and asset-liability management strategies for pension funds and insurance companies. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2006, he was responsible for conducting asset-liability modeling and recommending risk management strategies for pension plan sponsors at Mercer Investment Consulting. He also advised institutional clients on asset allocation, investment policy and investment manager selection. He has 16 years of investment experience and holds an undergraduate degree in actuarial science from Laval University. Mr. Martel holds the Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) designation.