Hiromichi Mizuno, former CIO of the world's largest pension fund, joined the Said Business School, Oxford, England's global leadership council.
The council serves as a sounding board for the school.
Mr. Mizuno was invited to join the council "so that our community can benefit from his expertise, enriching the education that we offer and helping the next generation of business leaders navigate the choppy seas ahead," a statement provided by a spokesman said. It is hoped he will take part in events, provide advice to the school's senior leadership and provide mentorship to MBA students and alumni, the statement said.
He left the ¥169 trillion ($1.57 trillion) Government Pension Investment Fund, Tokyo, in March.
There, he "broke with the conventional wisdom on asset management. His focus on reframing ESG as risk factors, as well as taking a more holistic and long-term approach to investment, has been transformational," the statement said.
Other members of the council include Bill Ackman, CEO Pershing Square Capital, and Robert S. Kapito, president of BlackRock, according to the school's website.
Mr. Mizuno also joined the board of directors of Tesla, a Securities and Exchange Commission filing Thursday showed. He was also appointed a member of the board's audit committee.
"We are excited that Hiro has joined our mission to accelerate the world's transition to sustainable energy," a notice on Tesla's website said.