About Connect Public Affairs

Connect Public Affairs is a consulting firm focusing on using competitive intelligence to assist organizations to achieve economic growth. It specializes in local economic development and the use of better information, intelligence and analysis to allow organizations to make strategic decisions.

We continually identify, monitor and analyze the complete competitive landscape. – From existing competitors, to suppliers, customers, influencing parties, regulators, distributors, and potential new competitors, we uncover what’s true today and what’s emerging – opportunities & threats

About Jim Miller

Jim Miller is the Principal of Connect Public Affairs and the Founder and CEO  of Your Brain Is Not Full.

Connect Public Affairs  provides strategic competitive intelligence to business, industry associations and not-for-profit organizations to help them with their public affairs challenges.

Your Brain Is Not Full is dedicated to building a community of individuals and organizations advocating for the development of a continuous learning mindset throughout their entire lifetime.

With the rapid and continual rate of change that is taking place in today’s economy/society we must continue to learn new skills, develop new ideas and continue to grow in order to realize the benefits of the changes that are occurring.

A voracious reader, Jim continuously gathers knowledge and intelligence to better understand the world around him.  He combines is research, intelligence, and political skills to provide valuable insight to anticipate and solve complex problems.

Jim asks a lot of questions in order to connect you with the pertinent information and intelligence you need to discover sources of funding and get your message to key decision makers.

He has more than 20 years’ experience in politics and government, having served as an aide to numerous Cabinet Ministers at both the federal and provincial levels of government in Canada. He has also been involved in over 100 elections in Canada and the UK.

He has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, a Master of Arts in Public Policy from the University of Guelph, and a Master of Information Studies from the University of Toronto.  He has recently completed coursework towards a PhD in Information Studies at McGill University.

In October of 2023, Jim was inducted as a Fellow of the Council of Competitive Intelligence Fellows.