Meril Rasmussen is a dynamic project leader with a background in instructional design, education, and creative arts. A long-time community organizer and documentary filmmaker, Meril now works with businesses, government and the not-for-profit sector as a strategic business and technology consultant.
Meril was raised in a remote fishing village on the northern tip of Cape Breton Island in Atlantic Canada. He attended university in Halifax and subsequently lived for extended periods in Cape Breton, Johannesburg, New Delhi, Rio de Janeiro and Mexico City. Meril received a Masters of Educational Technology from the University of British Columbia in 2017 and he has undergraduate degrees in art, history and film.
Meril has made documentary films about development, politics and education, and has led social development and education projects in Canada, South Africa, India and Brazil. He returned to Nova Scotia in 2019 to work with the Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency to deepen apprentice engagement through improved training offerings.