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). Mr. Mizuno works with capacities like Member of the board of PRI (Principles for Responsible Investment) Association, World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Future Council member, Special Adviser of Milken Institute’s, CFA Institute Future of Finance Advisory Council member, One Planet Lab TCFD Work Stream Co-chair, The B Team Leader, Member of Global Business Coalition for Education Advisory board, External Board Member Tesla, Inc., Danone S.A. Mission Committee Member to promote long term and ESG investment. He also advises Japanese governments in the capacities like Special Advisor Green Innovation & Finance to Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), TCFD Summit Ambassador, Executive adviser to Japanese Cabinet on Healthcare and Medical Growth Strategy, Member of Japanese Government Strategic Funds Integrated Advisory Board, Member of National Universities Evaluation Committee of Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology-Japan.