Sofia Batchelor - Analyst

Sofia has an extensive and varied track record in investigations encompassing corporate intelligence, journalism and high impact reports for the public sector. She has particular expertise in identifying patterns of self-dealing and concealed financial relationships through public records and interviews.

Sofia has worked on multiple asset tracing assignments, including a project tracing the banking relationships of a heavily sanctioned state owned entity. She has supported efforts to identify evidence of embezzlement for an internal investigation by a multi-billion dollar investment fund, and worked with large datasets to evidence fraud in ongoing litigation.

She joined Raedas after three years living and working in Burma (Myanmar), and was runner-up in the 2019 Financial Times essay contest with an investigative piece about China’s impact on the Burmese civil war. Prior to this Sofia was an analyst at the business intelligence firm Alaco where she was engaged in asset tracing, ad hoc litigation support and due diligence for corporate clients. Sofia also researched and drafted sections of an investigative report by the United Nations examining the nature of US drone strikes in the Middle East.