Sophie Spartalis is a Senior Equity Analyst covering Australian Metals & Mining, Chemicals and Building Materials at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Sophie has worked in equity markets for 15 years, previously working at Baillieu (2012-13), where she was head of metals and mining research, and before that at Macquarie (2003-12), where she was a senior resources analyst. Sophie has ranked in the top-3 in the Peter Lee survey for several years. She has a Bachelor of Engineering Degree with 1st Class Honours, from University of Western Australia, and a Bachelor of Science Degree from University of Western Australia. She is based in Sydney.