Scott Wishart -  Managing Director - Christchurch

Andrew Laming - Director - Timaru

Financial Strategies to Access Capital and Achieve Growth

Scott Wishart

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 Laming

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.