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Philip Nicholas

Philip Nicholas
Philip Nicholas
  • Assistant Professor of Business, MBA, CPA
  • Program Director – MS in Sustainable Measurement and Reporting

Phillip Nicholas is a CPA providing financial and sustainability Analytics to the commercial and governmental military industry. He specializes in project planning, implementation of ERP systems and integrated business models, Process thinking solutions, and measurement & reporting. His area of focus and expertise is in integrative reporting, establishing organizational sustainability metrics, and developing models to bridge the gap between financial, environmental, and social reporting. He teaches graduate management courses in sustainable business, financial information systems, financial modeling, and data analytics.


  • Program Director – MS in Sustainable Measurement and Reporting
  • Assistant Professor of Management


  • MBA in Sustainable Business – Maharishi International University
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Accounting – University of South Alabama


  • Certified Public Accountant – Georgia Board of Accountancy


  • 2018 – Present – Sustainable Finance Consultant for Vibronyx – a custom software and analytics company that develops and execute tailored business strategies by harmonizing analytics and creating smarter sustainable businesses.
  • 2012 – 2017 – Senior Financial Analyst for L-3 Technology – A defense contractor supplying command and control, communications, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C3ISR) systems to the commercial, military, and aerospace industry.
  • 2009 – 2012 – Financial Analyst for Austal USA – a global defense prime contractor and leader in the design, construction and maintenance of revolutionary ships for governments

Conference Presentations

  • 2019 – Nicholas, Phillip. “Assurance of Sustainability Reports: Building the Trust and Confidence of Your Stakeholders.
    Presentation at the Global Congress for Climate Change and Sustainability Professional in December 2019