About Me


Ambrose Lo (羅彥博, a.k.a. 安寶老師), FSA, CERA, is currently Assistant Professor of Actuarial Science at the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science at the University of Iowa (UI), USA, and will be promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in Summer 2019.  Born and raised in Hong Kong, he received his BSc (Actuarial Science) degree in 2010 with first class honors from the University of Hong Kong (HKU).  Upon graduation, he pursued a PhD, also in actuarial science, at HKU under the supervision of Dr. Ka Chun Cheung researching dependence structures and quantitative risk management.  During his PhD candidature (2010-2014), he managed to earn the Fellowship of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) and the Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst (CERA) title.  In August 2014, he joined UI and began his research and teaching career.  Since May 2018, he has been a faculty member of the interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in Applied Mathematical and Computational Sciences (AMCS).

Ambrose's current research interests center on optimal (re)insurance, particularly in the context of distortion-risk-measure-based models.