Jonathan is an international affairs professional with expertise on security, defense and intelligence issues in East Asia. He has held a variety of positions in the private and public sector. Currently, he is a senior visiting fellow with the Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA) based in Tokyo, Japan. Additionally, he is the Director and co-founder of the Ottawa-based Council on International Policy. Miller is also a Senior Fellow on East Asia for the Asian Forum Japan.
Previously, he was an international affairs fellow with the Council on Foreign Relations, based in Tokyo. Jonathan also held a senior fellowship (2014-2017) with the EastWest Institute and a fellowship on Japan with the Pacific Forum CSIS from 2013-16. At the Pacific Forum CSIS, he chaired a ten-member group focussed on Japan-Korea relations, in the context of the US “rebalance” to Asia. He regularly attends track 1.5 and track 2 dialogues across the Asia-Pacific region on security and intelligence issues. Miller has also held a number of visiting fellowships on Asian security matters, including at JIIA and the National Institute of Defense Studies (Ministry of Defense - Japan). In addition, Miller has spent several years in the public sector working on geopolitical and security issues pertaining to the Asia-Pacific.
Miller also previously spent nearly a decade working on economic and security issues related to Asia with the Canadian federal government and worked both with the foreign ministry and the security community. He regularly attends track 1.5 and track 2 dialogues and lectures to universities, corporations and other fora across the Asia-Pacific region on security and defense issues.
Jonathan is a regular contributor to several academic journals, magazines and newspapers on Asia-Pacific security issues including The Economist Intelligence Unit, Foreign Affairs, Forbes and Newsweek Japan. He has also published widely in other outlets including Foreign Policy, the World Affairs Journal, the Nikkei Asian Review, the Japan Times, the Mainichi Shimbun, the ASAN Forum, Jane’s Intelligence Review and Global Asia. Miller has been interviewed and quoted on Japanese security issues across a wide range of media including the New York Times, CNN, CNBC, the Wall Street Journal, Le Monde, the Japan Times, Asahi Shimbun, the Voice of America and ABC news.