Vitali Kalesnik Director of Research, Research Affiliates Share Share Share via LinkedIn Share via Facebook Share via Twitter Share via Email Add Add Download Download Print Print Dr. Kalesnik is director of research in Europe for Research Affiliates, a subadvisor to PIMCO. He leads research and business strategy in the European region. Previously, he led the equity research team and continues to perform general equity-related research. His research strengthens and expands Research Affiliates’ products, in particular the RAFI™ Fundamental Index™ strategies, and supports global tactical asset allocation products. Articles he has co-authored with others have been recognized with two Graham and Dodd Scroll Awards, a Financial Analysts Journal Readers’ Choice Award, a William F. Sharpe Indexing Achievement Award and a Bernstein Fabozzi/Jacobs Levy Award. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, Los Angeles.