Head of RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness - Australia & New Zealand
Tim Hunt is the General Manager of the RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness division across Australia and New Zealand. In addition to managing the RaboResearch team, Tim advises corporate and rural clients across a multitude of sectors on a range of issues, including: the rise of substitute foods, why supply chains must change, and winning consumer trust. He is a regular facilitator at Rabobank’s Executive Development Program and hosts Rabobank’s Australia/New Zealand podcast channel.
Prior to his current role, Tim Hunt was based in New York as the Global Sector Strategist and team leader of Rabobank’s dairy research team. Tim’s responsibilities included analyzing developments in the regional and global dairy markets, coordinating Rabobank’s medium-term dairy forecasts, advising Rabobank on its engagement with the dairy industry, advising clients on the implications of market developments for their businesses, and assisting with mergers & acquisitions advisory. Tim is a regular and highly sought after speaker at local and international conferences. In his time with the bank, Tim has regularly visited and engaged with clients in North America, Latin America, China, Southeast Asia, and western Europe.
Tim is a professional economist with 25 years’ of experience working with leading financial institutions and strategic consultancies in Australia, England, and the United States. Tim holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree, Bachelor of Arts degree, and an Honors degree in Economics from the University of Melbourne.