Lara manages the end-to-end supply chain and day to day operations of the business, whilst championing close working partnerships with internal and external key stakeholders. Lara worked in the wine industry for over 15 year, starting her wine trade career at Charles Taylors Wines, then progressing to Mentzendorff.
Lara sits on the Mentzendorff leadership team. She enjoys leading cross functional projects, setting and implementing strategies and leading teams to deliver company objectives.
Lara is passionate about people and says she values the privilege of managing a team, motivating them to collaboratively to meet shared goals and championing personal development.
As part of Mentzendorff’s CSR strategy, Lara has taken part in charity endeavours where she has led work experience days for children excluded from schools with the Dallaglio Foundation and put together CSR Team Champion roles from each department where they most recently created a Company Celebration Calendar, focused on celebrating inclusion and diversity in the workplace.