Sophia Leung

Senior Vice President, Protect Platform, Enterprise Protect


Sophia joined TD in 2021 to lead the Protect Platform of Enterprise Protect. Within this role, she is responsible for protecting TD from cybersecurity and fraud threats, bringing together leading-edge data science and analytical capabilities with operational security expertise. This integrated approach to protection gives the bank better insights, an ability to be nimbler in the face of threats and better positioning to continually learn such that protections are relentlessly strengthened across the institution.

As part of her role, Sophia owns a “follow-the-sun” integrated cyber and fraud fusion center program with world class operational centers in Toronto, Israel, and Singapore. This program continuously improves the bank’s ability to generate meaningful insights on the threat environment, and delivers return on investment through reduced losses due to fraud and improved information security.

Prior to joining TD, Sophia was the Asia Pacific Chief Information Officer (CIO) for JP Morgan Chase in financial services. Most recently, Sophia was the Head of Governance, Risk and Controls at JP Morgan Chase where she had firm wide responsibilities to ensure a strong control environment for the Global Technology division. Prior to that, she held various technology, IT risk and security management roles at Morgan Stanley and JP Morgan Chase in Asia and New York where she started as an IT trainee.

Sophia has a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from Barnard College, Columbia University, and an MBA from Kellogg-HKUST.


wednesday – 02:00pm Secure & Protect

Time Icon 20 mins

Location Icon St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts - Jane Mallett Theatre

Banding Together to Bring an Industry Approach to Combatting Financial Crime

To proactively thwart financial crime as a nation, we need a concerted effort. In this discussion, we explore an industry-wide approach to tackling cyber crime. Join us as we share strategies and technologies to strengthen Canada’s cyber security.