We like hard problems.
Rideau Potomac Strategy Group offers a full array of policy advocacy, narrative-shaping research, strategy development, and geopolitical advisory services.
From trade facilitation and trade agreements to legislative and regulatory challenges, we help companies and governments to thrive amid complexity and advance their commercial and political interests.
Who We Are
Rooted in the United States and Canada, Rideau Potomac Strategy Group offers solutions to firms wanting to expand their influence and advance their agendas globally.
We explain the intricacies of global political and economic events and advise clients on how to thrive in an environment of complexity. We can help you to understand the latest trade agreement, how the automotive supply chain is evolving, how to get government support for your resource development project and how an election will impact the investment climate in a given country. We also have strong expertise in looking at enterprise risks, including supply chain vulnerabilities and cybersecurity.
Policymakers need evidence to ground their decisions. Rideau Potomac does policy-focused research to help you shape your narrative with elected officials, civil servants, and regulators.
Rideau Potomac additionally offers a wide array of economic advisory services, including in Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. Its advisors have worked extensively in the delivery of projects in these regions.
Separately, Rideau Potomac works closely with companies wanting to expand their exports and/or shift their production to other markets. Its services cover the universe from market assessment to customer identification to organizing of logistics and operations.
As you look to shape a policy or regulatory agenda, grow your business, or understand an evermore-complex world, the Rideau Potomac Strategy Group is here to help.
We have advised, negotiated with and/or lobbied more than 40 governments around the world. Rideau Potomac President Eric Miller has testified before the U.S. Congress and the Canadian Parliament. He has advised numerous groups on understanding and planning for the results of U.S. and Canadian elections. He also has worked extensively on developing funding proposals and supportive regulatory solutions with governments in North America and beyond. Given his extensive international experience, Mr. Miller has become a deep expert at devising advocacy strategies that are effective in different political systems and contexts. Let us help you get on the path to success.
Trade Agreements/Trade Facilitation
Trade makes the world go around. Rideau Potomac President Mr. Miller has advised countries on more than half-a-dozen trade agreements around the world, including four U.S. bilateral free trade agreements. Mr. Miller served on the Canadian negotiating team that developed the U.S.-Canada Beyond the Border (Trade Facilitation) Agreement and has provided detailed advice to North American and international firms on supply chain issues. Mr. Miller spent three years as Senior Advisor to the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation and led the development and implementation of projects in South and Southeast Asia. Mr. Miller has written and spoken widely on trade agreements, from the Trans-Pacific Partnership to free trade agreements with Europe to the updating of the North American commercial framework. We understand the subtleties of trade agreements and are expert at helping you plan your trade strategies.
Rideau Potomac President Mr. Miller has worked extensively on many aspects of technology policy and regulation. From negotiations over policies governing spectrum allocations for wireless companies to compensation structures for music publishers and songwriters in the digital space, Mr. Miller is deeply experienced at the intersection of government, business and technology. He also spent three years advising the CEOs of Canada’s largest companies on how to understand and address cybersecurity. Rideau Potomac has advised governments and firms on cybersecurity policies and how to effectively collaborate in optimizing their cyber defenses
Rideau Potomac has worked extensively on a variety of natural resource projects, including in the forestry, mining and oil sectors. We offer an array of distinctive services in this space.
The world is a complicated place. Rideau Potomac President Eric Miller is expert at explaining the nuances behind the political and economic developments. Throughout his career, he has visited more than 65 countries. He has met, advised and facilitated dialogue with many senior elected officials, CEOs, and ambassadors. His expertise in explaining what geopolitical developments mean for companies and governments has been recognized through his invitations to serve as a Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center and a Fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute. He has been interviewed by and published articles, inter alia, in the Wall Street Journal, BBC News, Wired Magazine, The Washington Post, The Globe and Mail, Bloomberg, The Guardian, The Financial Times and CBC. Get ahead of the curve by having Rideau Potomac help you understand emerging opportunities and threats in your markets of interest.