Ed DurkinEdward J. Durkin is the Director of the Corporate Affairs Department of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America since 1983. As Department Director, he coordinates the governance and investment activities of the Carpenter’s U.S. and Canadian pension funds with assets of $40 billion. He is former co-chair and board member of the Council of Institutional Investors (CII), a shareholder activism organization comprised of union, public employee and corporate pension funds. He received his law degree from the University of Maryland School of Law.