Dr. Majerbi joined Gustavson School of Business in 2004 after completing her PhD in finance at McGill University. Her research interests include international asset pricing, financial crises, investments and risk management. Her recent work explores the benefits of financial system diversity for sustainable development and financial stability, impact investing and climate-related financial risks. Her research has been published in leading business journals and benefited from major research grants from national granting agencies.
Basma is a also a Technical Advisor with the International Monetary Fund and contributes to Fund’s training program for government officials in developing countries on topics related to financial development, financial inclusion, and other financial sector issues. She is a member the steering committee of the Canadian Sustainable Finance Network (CSFN) and is co-founder and co-chair of the International Workshop on Financial System Architecture and Stability (IWFSAS), an annual conference that focuses on topics related to sustainable finance. At UVic, Basma is currently leading the development of the Vancouver Island Impact Investing Hub (VI3Hub), an integrated, multi-disciplinary, solutions-driven platform that generates knowledge and builds capacity in impact investing and climate finance.