With an international reputation for excellence in policy-oriented research in financial crime, Nic has played advisory roles both nationally (Home Office, Law Commission, the Nationwide, Security Intelligence Services, Transparency International, Foreign and Commonwealth Office) and internationally (NATO, United Nations, Cepol, Europol, EUROMED Police, the Dutch Police, the France Telecom Group and the Law Reform Commission of Ireland). His research has attracted funding (£2 million) from InnovateUK, Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), LexisNexis Risk Solutions, the City of London Police Force, the Royal United Services Limited, The Alan Turing Institute, ICT Wilmington Risk & Compliance, the France Telecom Group and the European Social Fund.
He has created, and edits Routledge’s Law of Financial Crime Series. Collectively, he has written 5 monographs, edited books and published over 50 articles in internationally recognised journals. Nic has contributed towards two REF Impact Case Studies in 2014 and 2021. Beyond academic, I have provided a series of counter-terrorism financing seminars for multiple financial crime stakeholders including Cepol, Europol, EUROMED Police, NATO and several multinational telecommunication and financial services companies.