Reward beyond the farm gate
Will Winter-Cooke – Assistant Agribusiness Manager
“When I moved home from Sydney in 2018 my intention was to help build fences on our family farm. I’d been working in accounts in Sydney but wanted to move away from the rat race to a more relaxed career path. I wasn’t home too long and an agribusiness banking job opened up in Hamilton, which I was fortunate to achieve.
“I love my job here, it gives me an opportunity to be involved in agriculture but in an off-farm setting. I live in Tahara, west of Hamilton, and am actively involved in my family’s sheep and cattle farm. But it is seeing my agribusiness clients succeed, and being part of their journey, which is one of the most satisfying parts of my involvement with agriculture.
“It’s extremely rewarding to gain the initial understanding of a client’s business, then help them action long term strategic decisions that aim to better their family, business and community.”