Mr. Mizuno is a Japanese financial executive. serving as the Special Envoy of U.N Secretary-General on Innovative Finance and Sustainable Investments since January 2021. He previously served as Executive Managing Director and CIO of GPIF (Government Pension Investment Fund of Japan with AUM $1.5 trillion). Prior to joining GPIF, Mr. Mizuno was a partner at Coller Capital, a London-based private equity firm (January 2003 - January 2015). He formerly worked for Sumitomo Trust & Banking Co. Ltd in Japan, Silicon Valley and New York (April 1988 - January 2003).