Dr McGuigan works as an Innovator, Instigator and Disruptor in Monash Business School to create future­‐oriented business education programs that focus on innovation, creativity and design thinking. He has a particular passion for accountability where he co-­instigated The Accountability Institute ‐ a progressive platform with an aim of fostering collaborations between art, science, technology and economics, bringing these fields into conversation to create a new language of accountability.

His research interests include student conceptions of and learning approaches to accounting, learning technologies, Integrated Reporting, innovation, systems design and regenerative economics. Nick has led and/or taken key roles in competitive research funded projects equating to just over one million Australian dollars, including Federal State level grants in both Australia and Germany.

He has published widely in international accounting and education journals, presented at numerous conferences and been invited to present to professional accounting and research bodies in Europe, Australia and New Zealand.