Rod Miller is the current President and CEO for CPHR Alberta, a not for profit organization representing over 6000 members within the human resources community in Alberta and the Northwest Territories. In his role Rod is responsible for the strategic direction of the organization, advocacy for the profession, and overseeing the standards for the CPHR designation in the region.
Rod’s career began in the pharmaceutical biotech industry where, in his final role, he led the introduction of novel biotech medicines into the Canadian market resulting in substantial growth for the organization and achieving his goal of bringing novel medicines to patients. Following this he led the Calgary operation of an international recruitment firm building an award winning organization. Most recently, Rod led the corporate development organization at a large post-secondary where he and his team led the development of large workforce development initiatives across the globe including projects in Angola, Australia, Equatorial Guinea, Kazakhstan and Mexico. Most recently Rod was appointed the President and CEO for CPHR Alberta where he is overseeing the organization’s evolution through the changing world of work and advocating for the HR profession.
Rod holds undergraduate degrees in Zoology and Economics, along with a MBA in Leadership and Strategy. In addition, Rod is a holder of the CPHR designation and Chartered Member of CPHR Alberta. Passionate about the people function Rod works with organizations to leverage their most valuable asset, their people. As a committed member of the community Rod has sat on numerous boards in the course of his career with the intention of giving back wherever he can.