Patti Miller has extensive experience in both government and the grain industry. In 2012, Ms. Miller joined the Canola Council of Canada as President. While at the Council Ms. Miller led the development and implementation of a new strategic plan and guided the canola industry to successful resolution of several challenging trade issues.
Prior to joining the Council, Ms. Miller worked at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in Winnipeg, where she managed large-scale program delivery for several years. During her career with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada she was responsible for working with Canadian grain producers and the industry on policy, trade, market development and research issues in order to facilitate sustainable, profitable market growth in the sector.
Prior to her executive work with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Ms. Miller was Communications Manager with a multi-national agri-food company in Winnipeg, where she provided leadership on government relations, corporate and employee communications.
Ms. Miller holds an MSc, Agricultural Economics from the University of Saskatchewan.