Bio

Eric Miller is a Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center Canada Institute. He also is President of Rideau Potomac Strategy Group, a consultancy that advises private and public sector clients on North American, Asian and Latin American trade and business matters. Mr. Miller works with clients on trade and economic policy challenges, market development, resolving supply chain and regulatory issues, improving their government relations, understanding technology trends and navigating geopolitical developments.

Mr. Miller presently serves on the external advisory committee on international trade policy to Canada’s Deputy Minister of International Trade.

He previously served as Vice President for North America and Cybersecurity at the Business Council of Canada, which represents the CEOs of the 150 largest companies in the country. Before joining the Council in 2013, Mr. Miller represented Canada’s Department of Industry at the Canadian Embassy in Washington, DC.

Mr. Miller has worked extensively on cybersecurity policy issues. He was extensively involved in establishing the Canadian Cyber Threat Exchange and has done advisory work for governments and companies on their cyber policy and regulatory strategies.

Mr. Miller has extensive international experience, having advised more than 40 governments in Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean on trade, transportation and economic policies. Over the course of his career, he has worked on the development of six free trade agreements.

He is a Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington and a Fellow with the Canadian Global Affairs Institute in Ottawa/Calgary. He has been published in and/or interviewed by an array of leading news outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, BBC News, The Guardian, Bloomberg and The Globe and Mail. Mr. Miller has testified before both the Canadian House of Commons and the U.S. House of Representatives.

Mr. Miller holds a Master’s Degree in International Affairs from Carleton University, a Graduate Diploma from the Bologna Center of the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and a Bachelor’s Degree (with Honours) from Saint Mary’s University.

 

Project Summary

The three countries of North America can lead the world economically for decades to come if they take steps to enhance their competitiveness. The project will focus on what concrete steps Canada, the United States and Mexico need to take collectively and individually to safeguard their future prosperity and enhance their global economic leadership.

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