Eric Miller is the official representative of Canada’s Department of Industry (Industry Canada) in Washington, DC. He is responsible for monitoring the array of U.S. economic issues of interest to Industry Canada and advising senior departmental officials on potential responses. In this capacity, Mr. Miller works extensively on digital economy issues and advises the top policy-makers and regulators in Canada on these matters.
Previously, Mr. Miller was the Washington advisor and key resource person to the Canadian government team that undertook the complex negotiations for Canada’s participation in the restructuring of the North American auto industry.
Before entering government service, Mr. Miller was President of Millers Rock Consulting, LLC, a trade and government affairs firm based in Alexandria, VA. He was retained by clients to advocate before the U.S. Congress and the U.S. Administration on international economic issues. He also testified as an expert witness before the House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services.
In addition to his work in Washington, Mr. Miller has extensive experience in advising governments in the Latin America, Caribbean, and Asia-Pacific regions on trade and economic policy issues. He served as one of the lead advisors of the Inter-American Development Bank in organizing “aid for trade” assistance to Central American and Andean countries in their free trade negotiations with the United States.
Mr. Miller began his career as an International Policy Analyst with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Ottawa.
A native of rural Nova Scotia, Mr. Miller holds a Masters Degree in International Affairs from Carleton University and a Graduate Diploma from the Bologna Center of the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.