Hiro Mizuno has served as the Executive Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of Japan’s US$1.3trillion Government Pension Investment Fund, the largest pension fund in the world, 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 also an Executive Adviser to Japanese Cabinet on healthcare and medical growth strategy, a Member of Japanese Government Strategic Funds Integrated Advisory Committee, a Co-Chair of the Milken Institute’s Global Capital Markets Advisory Council, a Member of UN-PRI Asset Owner Advisory Committee. He is also an Adviser 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 Guest Professor of Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine. Mr Mizuno has an MBA from Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University.