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Riel Miller is one of the world’s leading authorities on the theory and practice of using the future to change what people see and do. He is recognized as an innovative and globally experienced project initiator, designer and manager. He is widely published in academic journals and other media on a range of topics, from the future of the internet to transforming strategic processes. He has worked as a senior manager in the Ontario public service (Ministries of Finance; Universities; Industry) and at the OECD in Paris (Economics; Science & Technology; Education; Territorial Development; Development Centre; International Futures Programme). In 2005 he founded a consultancy to advise clients on how to use the future more effectively. In 2012 he was appointed Head of Foresight at UNESCO. He retired from UNESCO in 2022 and is currently a Senior Scholar at a number of universities around the world, including Ecole des Ponts Business School (France), University of New Brunswick (Canada), University of Stavanger (Norway), University of Witwatersrand (South Africa).