Dr. Majerbi is an associate professor of finance at Gustavson School of Business, University of Victoria. Her research interests include international finance, sustainable and impact investing, and climate-related financial risks and opportunities. Her teaching integrates sustainable finance and impact investing topics into core finance courses in the MBA in Sustainable Innovation and the Master of Global Business programs. She is a recipient of multiple awards including Research Excellence Award, Best MBA Professor of Year, Innovation Award, Service Excellence Award, and IAB Community Engagement Award.
At UVic, Basma is currently leading the development of the Vancouver Island Impact Investing Hub (VI3Hub), an integrated, multi-disciplinary, solutions-driven platform working to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon, inclusive and resilient economy by expanding access to impact capital through education, research and community engagement.
Outside UVic, Basma acts as a Technical Advisor with the International Monetary Fund’s Institute for Capacity Development where she contributes to training of 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), a member of the Research Advisory Council of the Institute for Sustainable Finance 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.