"Ed Mierzwinski is the federal Consumer Program Director and Senior Fellow for U.S. PIRG. He has worked in the federal advocacy office of the Federation of State Public Interest Research Groups (U.S. PIRG) since 1989...He chairs the Americans for Financial Reform Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Task Force. He has had recent articles in the American Prospect and the Journal of Consumer Affairs...
"He is a 2003 recipient of Privacy International’s “Brandeis Award” for privacy protection efforts and a 2006 recipient of the Consumer Federation of America’s “Esther Peterson Consumer Service Award.”...In August 2009, Mr. Mierzwinski was elected to a 3-year term on the board of directors of Consumer Reports, publisher of Consumer Reports Magazine and with an advocacy arm now known as Consumers Union. He is a founding and current member of the Steering Committee of the Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue, which advises the U.S. Government and European Union on consumer issues. He is a former member of the Federal Reserve Board’s Consumer Advisory Council."