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About the Awards


As the world’s leading specialist food and agribusiness bank, Rabobank considers the role of supporting significant achievements in our industry as an important one and has been recognising excellence in leadership in this field since 1996.


Leadership Trophy

Leadership award


The Leadership award goes to individuals who create sustainable growth and prosperity at both a corporate and industry level while demonstrating a wider commitment to society.

Emerging Leadership Trophy

Emerging leader award


The Emerging Agribusiness Leader Award recognises an up and coming leader, with an industry tenure of 10 years of less, who has made a significant contribution to the sector.


Individuals are nominated for these award by their industry peers, making it one of the most highly-regarded awards within the Australian and New Zealand food, beverage and agribusiness sectors.

Our knowledge of the sector puts us in a unique position. We see the talent, initiative and effort needed to develop and grow agricultural business, and we come across people whose work deserves the highest accolades.