Ian Weng (Sophia) Chan

Ian Weng (Sophia) Chan

PhD Candidate

University of Toronto

Sophia Chan is a PhD candidate in actuarial science at the University of Toronto, supervised by Prof. X. Sheldon Lin and Prof. Andrei L. Badescu. Her research focuses on risk modelling, particularly in the context of general insurance. Recently she has been exploring usage-based insurance and enhancement of auto-insurance ratemaking via incorporation of vehicle telematics data. Prior to her current studies, she received her HBSc in Actuarial Science and Masters in Financial Insurance both from U of T.

For more information, visit her personal website here.

Email: ianweng [dot] chan [at] mail [dot] utoronto [dot] ca


  • Risk Modelling
  • Loss Reserving
  • Usage-based Insurance (UBI)
  • Data Science
  • Statistics Education