Research Associate

Social Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation, School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED), University of Waterloo 

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Email: sean.geobey@uwaterloo.ca

Phone: 519-888-4567, ext. 38680

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Dr. Sean Geobey's research looks at financial tools that can support social innovation including crowd funding, impact investing and the role of credit unions. He holds a PhD specialized in social innovation from the University of Waterloo and is the Director of Academic Programs at the Waterloo Institute for Social Innovation and Resilience (WISIR).

Selected publications 

Geobey, S., & Harji, K. (2014). Social finance in North America. Global Social Policy, 14(2), 274-277.

Geobey, S., & Weber, O. (2013). Lessons in operationalizing social finance: The case of Vancouver City Savings Credit Union. Journal of Sustainable Finance and Investment, 3(2), 124-137.

Geobey, S. (2013). The Young and the Jobless: Youth Unemployment in Ontario. Toronto: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

Geobey, S., Westley, F., & Weber, O. (2012). Enabling Social Innovation through Developmental Social Finance. Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, 3(2), 151-165.

Affiliation: 
University of Waterloo