Todd Charteris has headed Rabobank, NZ’s only specialist food and agri bank, since January 2018. He leads a team of more than 450 banking professionals backed by a global research team of 90 experts to serve food and agri producers through a local network of 30 offices, and retail savings and deposits services offered online. Todd served more than 15 years in regional roles in New Zealand and as National Manager of Country Banking in Australia. He brings a wide knowledge of diverse farming systems, the realities facing producers and the importance of sustainability for the sector as it responds to a changing environment. Todd grew up on a sheep and beef farm in Otago. He joined Rabobank in 2000, following his Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) studies at University of Otago and early career experience as a livestock agent, and in investment banking in London.