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Hiromichi Mizuno

Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer, GPIF
Mr. Hiro Mizuno has served as the executive managing director and chief investment officer of Japan’s US$1.3trillion Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) -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 board, 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.
Global Japan
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Global Japan
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Career Success
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Global Japan
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Career Success
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Global Japan
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Global Japan
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Global Japan
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