Dr. Kolesnikova began her career in 1986 as a Clinical Psychologist in Moscow, Russia. She received a Ph.D. from the Institute of Psychology of the Russian Academy of Sciences where she also taught at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. She joined the firm in 1997 and has acquired extensive experience assessing candidates for leadership roles with a diverse range of clients. She has also been active in the design of selection systems and conducting developmental assessments.

She has been registered to practice psychology in B.C. since 1999. She also is a member of the British Columbia Psychological Association and the Society of Industrial & Organizational Psychology.