Riel Miller is a specialist in long-run strategic thinking. For over two decades his work has concentrated on how to assess and direct the potential for socio-economic transformation.
From the outset of his professional career, in 1982 at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in Paris, Riel focussed on the decisions, both public and private, that have systemic implications for the conduct of everyday life. From 1988 to 1994 he was part of the Senior Management Group of the Ontario Civil Service, serving in three ministries: Colleges and Universities, Finance and Industry. In 1995 Riel returned to the OECD to work in the International Futures Programme and later at the Centre for Educational Research and Innovation. Currently Riel is working as an independent advisor and contributor on advanced strategic scenario work for clients in Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Ireland, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, UK and the US. Riel gives speeches and leads scenario workshops, executive retreats and expert seminars on a wide range of topics like the future of: money, schooling, information technology, the knowledge society, and the Internet. Riel Miller is a Canadian citizen with a Ph.D. in economics from the New School for Social Research, New York.