Hiro Mizuno
Hiro Mizuno
Special Envoy on Innovative Finance and Sustainable Investments
United Nations

United Nations Special Envoy on Innovative Finance and Sustainable Investments, and 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 Yor:

  • 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

Mizuno’s involvements with academics include:

  • 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
My Sessions
KEYNOTE: Making finance fit for net zero purpose
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Keynote Plenary - Theatre