Todd Muller

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Todd Muller

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Member of the New Zealand Parliament
for Bay of Plenty
Assumed office
20 September 2014
Preceded byTony Ryall
Majority13,996
Personal details
Born
Todd Michael Muller

(1968-12-23) 23 December 1968 (age 49)
Te Aroha, New Zealand
Political partyNational
Spouse(s)Michelle Muller
Children3
Websitehttps://toddmuller.national.org.nz/

Todd Michael Muller (born 23 December 1968) is a New Zealand politician who was elected to Parliament at the 2014 general election as the MP for Bay of Plenty. He is a member of the New Zealand National Party.

Todd is the Opposition Spokesperson for climate change.

Personal life[edit]

Muller was born in Te Aroha and raised in Te Puna, a small rural settlement just out of Tauranga in New Zealand. He attended the University of Waikato earning his master's degree in politics and history. Muller is married to Michelle and is father to their three children.

Career[edit]

Muller began his career with the New Zealand National Party, then worked as a staffer for former Prime Minister Jim Bolger. His recent career experience includes roles as a general manager for kiwifruit company Zespri, chief executive of Bay of Plenty company Apata Ltd who specialise in post-harvest operations, and most recently as Group Director Cooperative Affairs for Fonterra. He is a former Waikato University councillor, and sat on the boards of Plant and Food Research and the Sustainable Business Council.

Political career[edit]

New Zealand Parliament
Years Term Electorate List Party
2014–2017 51st Bay of Plenty 59 National
2017–present 52nd Bay of Plenty 43 National

Muller is currently the Member of Parliament for the Bay of Plenty electorate. Muller was selected to replace Tony Ryall in 2014.[1] He is currently the Deputy Chair of the Environment Select Committee. He has previously served as Chair of the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Select Committee, and as Deputy Chair of the Education Select Committee.

Portfolios[edit]

Opposition Spokesperson
November 2017 - March 2018 Crown/Maori Relations
November 2017 - Present Climate Change

References[edit]

New Zealand Parliament
Preceded by
Tony Ryall
Member of Parliament for Bay of Plenty
2014–present
Incumbent