Global Conference 2010
Deputy Director, Policy, Office of Investor Education and Advocacy, Securities and Exchange Commission
Richard Ferlauto joined the Securities and Exchange Commission′s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy in January 2010 as Deputy Director for Policy. Prior to joining the SEC, he was director of Corporate Governance and Public Pension Programs for the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, where he was responsible for representing public employee interests in public retirement and benefit systems. Ferlauto has also served as managing director of Proxy Voter Services, a division of Institutional Shareholder Services, which provides proxy advisory services to Taft-Hartley and public fund plan sponsors. He also was a consultant with the AFL-CIO, where he helped launch the Office of Investment and its corporate governance program. Ferlauto was founder and chairman of ShareOwners.org and was named one of the most influential people in corporate governance by Directorship Magazine from 2006 to 2009. He is a graduate of Georgetown University.