Dieter Waizenegger is the Executive Director of the CtW Investment Group. He works with pension funds sponsored by affiliates of the union federation Change to Win to enhance long-term shareholder value through active ownership. These funds have over $250 billion in assets. Previously, he served as the Director of the Service Employees International Union’s Capital Stewardship Program in Europe where he led engagements with large and mid-cap companies. Prior to that, he was the Deputy Director of Research at the Teamsters. During his time at the AFL-CIO Office of Investment, he organized a global network of pension fund staff and trustees that has become an important platform for exchanging ideas and developing ESG strategies.