Blake Holgate

Analyst - Animal Protein, Sustainability

Blake Holgate is responsible for covering animal protein and sustainability in New Zealand.

Blake joined the bank in 2013 as a Rural Manager focusing on Sustainable Farm Systems. In this role he has provided the bank with research and analysis on the impact that impending environmental regulations will have on New Zealand’s agricultural sector, and assisted clients to understand and plan for the changes that will be entailed.

Blake grew up on a sheep and beef property in South Otago, which he now farms in partnership with his parents. He practised as an environmental and public lawyer before studying an MBA at Otago University in 2012.