global head of asset allocation, BBVA
Jaime Martinez Gómez is a professional with 25 years of experience in the asset management industry. He is currently global head of asset allocation at BBVA Asset Management and Global Wealth, with direct responsibility over a portfolio of around EUR53 billion, ranging from mutual funds for retail clients to pension plans and discretionary portfolios for institutional investors and high net worth clients. The asset allocation team is composed of five different units, the Institutional Asset Allocation Team, Sustainable Investments, the Multi-asset Allocation Team, Private Banking and Goal Based Solutions, the latter including the Alternative Risk Premia team. He previously held a CIO position at Fonditel from 2009, and as head of asset allocation at Santander AM from 2004. He also held roles at Invercaixa and Merrill Lynch. Jaime has been a professor at the Instituto de Empresa, and frequent lecturer in IEB, AFI and other business schools. During the last two years, Jaime has been expert evaluator for the European Union for the Horizon 2020 SME instrument and recently joined the Editorial Board of the Journal of Systematic Investing. He holds a Licenciatura in Business and Economics (E2) from ICADE University in Madrid, and has been CFA charterholder since 2001.