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Associate Professor of Finance, Gustavson School of Business, University of Victoria

Dr. Majerbi is an Associate Professor of finance at Gustavson School of Business, Director of the Impact Investing Hub, and a Fellow of the Center for Social and Sustainable Innovation (CSSI) and the Institute for Integrated Energy Systems (IESVic), University of Victoria. Her research interests are primarily in international finance, sustainable finance and impact investing. Her recent work explores the benefits of financial system diversity for sustainable development and macro-financial stability, ESG and impact investing and climate-related financial risks and opportunities. Her research has been published in leading business journals and benefited from major research grants from national granting agencies.
Basma is also a part-time instructor 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 and financial inclusion, monetary policy and other financial sector issues. She’s a member of the Impact Investing Committee of the Victoria Foundation, the University of Victoria Impact Investing Working Group for the Working Capital Fund, the steering committee of the Canadian Sustainable Finance Network (CSFN) and the Research Advisory Council of the Institute for Sustainable Finance (ISF). She also serves on the Board of the South Island Prosperity Partnership. Basma 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.


  • 2004–present
    Associate Professor, University of Victoria


  • 2004 
    McGill University, PhD in Finance