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Marc Pilon

Marc Pilon

Assistant Professor

School of Business Administration


Marc Pilon, PhD, CPA, CA is an assistant professor in the Faculty of Management. He teaches financial accounting and assurance courses in French and English. He obtained his PhD from the Sprott School of Business at Carleton University in 2019 and obtained his Chartered Professional Accountant designation in 2009. Prior to joining Laurentian University, Marc worked 8 years in public accounting and gained experience in financial, nonprofit and public sectors.


Marc's research focuses on nonprofit governance and accountability. His thesis research was titled: Accountability in Ontario's Health Care System: The Role of Governance and Information in Managing Stakeholder Demands.

A copy of his thesis can be found here.

A copy of the thesis abstract can be found here and thesis summary can be found here.


Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario Doctoral Fellowship (CPA Ontario Fellow, 2022) 


Financial Accounting / Comptabilité financière

ACCT 2001 Introductory Accounting II

ACCT 3011 Intermediate Financial Accounting I

ACCT 3021 Intermediate Financial Accounting II

ACCT 4011 Advanced Accounting Topics I

Assurance / Certification

ACCT 3031 External Auditing

Professional Integration / Intégration professionnelle

ACCT 4051 Advanced Accounting Topcis II


Peer-reviewed Articles

Pilon, M., Brouard, F. (2022). Conceptualizing accountability as an integrated system of relationships, governance, and information. Financial Accountability & Management, 1-26.

Pilon, M., Brouard, F. (2022). Accountability theory in nonprofit research: Using governance theories to categorize dichotomies. Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, 1-15.

Chapter in Edited Book

Brouard, F., Pilon, M. (2020). «Financial accountability and reporting of foundations in Canada», In P.R. Elson, S.A. Lefèvre, J.-M. Fontan (Ed.) Philanthropic Foundations in Canada – Landscapes, Indigenous Perspectives and Pathways to Change, Alliance Publishing Trust, (chapitre 3 – p.54-82)

Research Notes

Pilon, M., Brouard, F. (2020). Description and Observations of the Transition to a Model of Ontario Health Teams, #PARG 2020-08RN, Research Note, March, 12p. PDF

Pilon, M., Brouard, F. (2020). Description and Observations of the Transition from LHINs to Ontario Health Agency, #PARG 2020-07RN, Research Note, March, 16p. PDF

Pilon, M., Brouard, F. (2020). Typology and List of Organisations within Ontario’s Health Care System, #PARG 2020-06RN, Research Note, March, 10p. PDF