Michael Aked Head of Asset Allocation, Research Affiliates Share Add Download Print Mr. Aked is a director and head of asset allocation at Research Affiliates, a subadvisor to PIMCO. He is a senior member of the research and investment management group and concentrates his efforts on research and implementation of global tactical asset allocation strategies. Previously, he served as a managing director at the University of Virginia Investment Management Company, working on portfolio and risk management. Earlier in his career, he worked for Sunsuper, an Australian superannuation fund, and at UBS Global Asset Management. He holds a master's degree in financial mathematics from the University of Chicago and an undergraduate degree from the University of Sydney.