Willie Miller is Principal of WMUD an urban design company, which he set up in 1996.  He has many years experience in planning and regeneration working in the public sector where he was Assistant Director of Planning for Monklands District Council.  He was a lecturer and researcher at the Scott Sutherland School of Architecture, specialising in urban design and maintains his contact with education and theory through work with the School of Architecture at Strathclyde University in Glasgow and with the University of Glasgow Department of Urban Studies where he teaches the Designing Places and Urban Design Policy and Practice modules of the Masters course.