F.C. Manning Faculty & Staff

Michael Kennedy
Area: Accounting
  (902) 585-1938
  • BBA (Acadia)
  • MPAcc (Saskatchewan)
  • CPA, CA
Research Interests
Social Finance, Impact Investing, Social Enterpreneurship, Collective Impact

Following his graduation from Acadia (BBA ’05), Mike went on to work with Deloitte for five years across their Audit & Assurance and Strategy & Operations functions, earning his CPA CA designation (’09 Nova Scotia) along the way. He has since worked with the Provincial Government (Department of Health & Wellness, Office of Planning & Priorities, Executive Council Office), 21inc and more.

Mike is the co-Founder of H2O Golf, the Canadian Bacon Cookhouse, and the Halifax Awesome Foundation. He currently serves as the Disrupter-in-Residence at the Chronicle Herald, and as a director of Hope Blooms, Sculpture Nova Scotia, and Bicycle Nova Scotia.

A passionate member of the Acadia family, he has received numerous awards for his contributions to the community, including the 2010 Ross L. Towler Award for Nova Scotia CA of the Year, a 2015 Premier’s Innovation Award, and, most recently, the 2016 Associated Alumni of Acadia University Outstanding Young Alumni Award.