The Safina Center

Humpback whale.Humpback whale.Photo taken by: Carl Safina

Dr. Michael Blakeney – Board Member

Michael Blakeney is the founder and director of Good Profit, an organization designed to prepare non-profit/for-profit hybrid businesses. His current work focuses on strategy and development of community and energy organizations and user-focused design groups working around the world in the areas of architecture, design and public health. He advises Project M and Basic Initiative.

Michael grew up on the South Shore of Long Island fishing and swimming in the Great South Bay. Ever since then, salt water has been a major influence on his life and a prime concern. He continues to be in the water frequently as a long-distance swimmer.

Dr. Blakeney holds a BA from Franklin & Marshall College and MA and PhD degrees in education from New York University.