Lachlan Monsbourgh is the Head of Sustainable Business Development for Rabobank in New Zealand and Australia. Lachlan is currently building for the bank an assessment tool which measures the environmental and agronomic performance of clients so the bank can deepen its relationship with clients.
Before joining Rabobank, Lachlan previously worked for the Zurich based chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut running their agronomic R&D division providing research and technical services to cocoa farmers around the tropical belt. Previous to Barry Callebaut, he worked for Ecom and ran their cocoa export business out of Papua New Guinea, running both a trading arm and an NGO to deliver services to smallholder cocoa farmers.
Lachlan is originally from a Beef and Sheep farm in Southern Victoria and his interests outside of work are kayaking, trekking, reading and music.