Susan Ferris Wyderko is the former President/CEO of the Mutual Fund Directors Forum, an independent membership organization serving the independent directors of US mutual funds. The Forum enhances the governance of mutual funds by educating independent directors and providing them with a voice in the key policy issues affecting mutual funds and their shareholders. 

Prior to joining the Forum as Executive Director in 2006, she held various senior positions at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission including the Director of the Office of Investor Education and Assistance, as well as the Acting Director of the Division of Investment Management. 

Susan is a member of the Investor Advisory Committee of the Securities and Exchange Commission, which was formed to advise the Commission in its mission to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation.  She is also a past chair of the National Adjudicatory Council, a FINRA committee that reviews initial decisions rendered in FINRA disciplinary and membership proceedings.