Ezra Miller has Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Queen’s University, respectively.
He worked for 16 years, in the 1980s and 1990s, in the federal government beginning in energy policy at Energy, Mines and Resources (now NRCan) and later focusing on his main interest in science, technology and innovation (STI) policy first at the Ministry of State for Science in Technology which later became part of Industry Canada.
Since leaving the Public Service in the mid-1990s, Ezra worked on STI policy as an independent consultant and with the Institute on Governance. Ezra has consulted for various federal departments and agencies (ISED, NRC, NRCan, GAC, AAFC) as well as FPInnovations, the R&D arm of the forest industry. His interests are centred on the knowledge-based economy including digital technologies, genomics and bio-economy and clean energy.
In conjunction with Jeff Kinder and Rhonda Moore at IOG, he has also worked on approaches to the organization of scientific endeavours, particularly of a collaborative nature.