Mr. Hiro Mizuno has served as Executive Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of Japan’s US$1.4trillion Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) since January 2015.
Prior to joining GPIF, he was a partner of Coller Capital, a London-based private equity firm. He previously worked at Sumitomo Trust & Banking Co., Ltd. in Japan, Silicon Valley and New York.
Mr. Mizuno is a member of the Board and Asset Owner Advisory Committee of PRI, a co-chair of the Milken Institute’s Global Capital Markets Advisory Council.
He is also an executive adviser to Japanese cabinet on Healthcare and Medical Growth Strategy, a member of Japanese Government Strategic Funds Integrated Advisory Board, a member for Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology-Japan National University Evaluation Committee.
An advisor, Office of the President of the University of Tokyo, a guest professor of Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, adviser to the Kyoto University’s Center for iPS Cell Research and Application, and a guest professor of Kindai University Global Economic Research Center, a senior fellow of Tel Aviv University Graduate School of Management and a member of the International Executive Committee for the Einstein Legacy Project.
Awarded “Outstanding Individual Contribution” in RI（Responsible Investor） Innovation & Industry Leadership 2017.
Mr. Mizuno has an MBA from Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University.