Scott Wishart - Managing Director - Christchurch
Andrew Laming - Director - Timaru
Financial Strategies to Access Capital and Achieve Growth
Scott has had 12 years’ experience in the agribusiness banking industry, including senior relationship and agribusiness sector leadership roles. He was a recipient of several bank awards for customer service and business growth.
His recent experience includes leading the business development and strategy segments of a major agribusiness bank, which enjoyed significant market share growth, as well as development of the tools and processes that culminated in an investment in industry leading farm software.
Scott has a unique understanding of both farmer and internal bank and regulatory requirements, and uses this experience to ensure finance applications are prepared in a way that gets the best outcome for both farmer and bank.
Andrew has worked in the agribusiness banking industry for 17 years for two major banks. A leading senior banker and recipient of a number of bank awards, he has a wide range of banking skills in both agribusiness finance and credit analysis.
His previous specialist roles include equity partnership formation, governance leadership, and he has become a sought-after expert in debt and interest rate structuring. Andrew has experience in both large and mid-size agribusinesses, and sits on a number of NZ’s largest farming business advisory boards. He also has significant experience with hybrid debt and equity structuring.