Academic CV

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Academic CV

    Riel Miller

    4, rue Perrault, Paris, France, 75001 Tel. 336.3239.1360

    Born: 1957 ? Email: ? Web site: ? Languages: English, French ? Citizen: Canada & France

    Biographical Sketch

    Founder, xperidox: futures consulting

    Scenarios that change decisions today

    Riel is one of the world’s leading strategic foresight designers and practitioners. He

    co-creates innovation, leadership and transformation with his clients. For over twenty-five years he has tracked and explored the emergence of post-industrial Learning Intensive Societies. Pioneer of a range of techniques for building Futures Literacy, Riel helps organizations to grasp the potential of the present for innovation and creativity. His learning-by-doing Futures Literacy approach enables organizations to “rigorously imagine” the future and make analytically robust and easily understood links between anticipation and action. His published work covers

    topics such as the future of: innovation, research, money, public services, education, the Internet, identity, information technology, the knowledge society, regional development, etc.. Riel has an extensive international network and a solid track-record of creativity. He is an accomplished and experienced speaker, master of ceremonies, lecturer, workshop leader, and facilitator.

    Riel is also currently a board member of the Association of Professional Futurists; a Fellow of the World Futures Studies Federation; a Faculty Member in The Master of Public Affairs at Sciences-Po, Paris, France; a member of the board of Strax, The

    Research Unit for Strategic Intelligence and Exploration of the Future, Helsinki University of Technology; Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, UK; a member of the American Economics Association; and an Associate at Demos, London, UK.

    Doctor of Philosophy

    Department of Economics, New School for Social Research, New York. Residency: 1979 to 1982. Fields: public finance, political economy. Dissertation: “A Political Economy Portrait of the Canadian Economy from 1926 to 1983” (New York, March 1987)

    Master of Arts

    Department of Social and Political Thought, York University, Toronto. First Class, September 1978 to August 1979. Special M.A. Scholarship, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada,1978 to 1979.

    Bachelor of Arts

    Combined Political Science and Economics, Carleton University. Ottawa. First Class Honours, September 1974 to August 1978.

    Curriculum Vitae - 1 - 08/29/11

October 2005 to present Faculty Member, Masters of Public Affairs, Sciences Po, Paris, France

    June 2005 Rapporteur, The Future of Key Research Actors in the ERA, DG

    Research, European Commission, Brussels, Belgium

    January 2005 to present Founder, xperidox: futures consulting, Paris, France

    March 2003 to December Principal Administrator, Centre for Educational Research and 2004 Innovation, OECD, Paris, France

    January 1995 to Principal Administrator, International Futures Programme, Advisory

    May 2003 Unit to the Secretary-General, OECD, Paris, France

    October to December 1994 Consultant at the OECD: Development Centre; Directorate for Science

    and Technology; and the Co-operative Action Programme on Local

    Economic and Employment Development (LEED), Territorial

    Development Service, Paris, France

    October 1993 to October Manager, Senior Management Group, Community Economic

    1994 Development Secretariat, Ministry of Economic Development and

    Trade, Government of Ontario, Toronto, Canada

    January to September 1993 Consultant, Economic Policy, OECD, Paris, France

    November 1990 to Special Advisor, Economic Policy, Office of the Deputy Premier, December 1992 Treasurer, Chair of Treasury Board and Minister of Economics,

    Government of Ontario, Toronto, Canada

    June 1988 to Manager of Policy and Research, Ontario Council of Regents for November 1990 Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology, Government of Ontario,

    Toronto, Canada

    December 1987 to Senior Economic Policy Advisor, Ontario Federation of Labour,

    May 1988 Toronto, Canada

    March 1986 to Policy Advisor, Office of the Leader of the Official Opposition, November 1987 Parliament of Ontario, Toronto, Canada

    September 1984 Rapporteur, OECD, Conference On Price Dynamics and Macro Policy,

    Paris, France

    March 1982 to Consultant and “Young Professional”, Organisation for Economic Co-

    October 1983 operation and Development (OECD), General Economics and Growth

    Studies Divisions, Economics and Statistics Department, Paris, France