Jim Frost

Jim is a marketing and business development specialist, experienced in port marketing, container shipping, short sea shipping and ferry operations. He managed a container feeder / transhipment service operating between the traditional trading links of Halifax and Boston. He was also marketing manager for Marine Atlantic, a large crown corporation which operates ferry services in Atlantic Canada. From 2005-2008 he was part time Executive Director of the Halifax Gateway Council. Jim has a B.A. from McGill, an M.A. from Queen’s and an M.B.A. from Saint Mary’s University, where he has also taught. He has authored three books and many articles on the business and economic history of the Maritimes as well as several articles on short sea shipping and gateway development.