Hiromichi (Hiro) Mizuno
United Nations Special Envoy on Innovative Finance and Sustainable Investments.
Member of the board of PRI (Principles for Responsible Investment) Association
Mr Mizuno is a Japanese financial executive and former Executive Management Director and CIO of GPIF (Government Pension Investment Fund of Japan with AUM $1.5 trillion) between Jan 2015 and March 2020.
Prior to joining GPIF, he was a partner of Coller Capital, a London-based private equity firm (Jan 2003 - Jan 2005). He previously worked for Sumitomo Trust & Banking Co., Ltd. in Japan, Silicon Valley and New York (April 1988 - Jan 2003).
Mizuno works in the following capacities to promote long term and ESG investment:
World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Future Council member
Special Adviser of Milken Institute’s
CFA Institute Future of Finance Advisory Council member
The B Team Leader,
Member of Global Business Coalition for Education Advisory board
External Board Member Tesla, Inc.
Danone S.A. Mission Committee Member
Mizuno’s involvements with academics included:
Advisor of Office of the President of the University of Tokyo,
Guest professor of Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine
Executive in Residence and Global Leadership Council member of Said Business School, Oxford University,
Executive Fellow of Harvard Business School, Harvard University.
Visiting Fellow of Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge
Senior fellow Kellogg School of Management.