ED&F MAN currently employs René as General Manager for Ingenio Tamazula, the sugar production largest business unit. Furthermore, René collaborates as an associate member for Pelagic Life, a Mexican NGO dedicated to marine biodiversity conservation which produced a documentary film called “México Pelagico” projected in Cinemas, The Discovery Channel and Netflix In 2014 and “México Pelagico” (the book) published in 2017.
He is one of Pelagic Life´s photographers and raiseses funds throughought his open ocean swims to support and promote the organizations projects. In 2018 he became the 13th Mexican to complete the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming which includes:
– 46 km 20 Bridges Swim around Manhattan Island in New York