Hiro Mizuno has served as executive managing director and CIO of GPIF since January 2015. Prior to joining GPIF, he was a partner of Coller Capital, a London-based private equity firm. He is a member of the Board and Asset Owner Advisory Committee of PRI and is one of the founding members of the Climate Finance Leadership Initiative, established in January 2019.
Mizuno serves as an executive advisor and committee member of Japanese government on several subjects, including "Growth Strategy in accordance with Paris Climate Change Agreement." His engagements in academics involve being an advisor to the Office of the President of the University of Tokyo; an advisor to the Kyoto University's Center for iPS Cell Research and Application; a senior fellow of Tel Aviv University Graduate School of Management and a member of the International Executive Committee for the Einstein Legacy Project at Hebrew University.
Mizuno was awarded "Outstanding Individual Contribution" in RI (Responsible Investor), Innovation & Industry Leadership 2017