Todd Muller was born in Te Aroha and raised in Te Puna, a small rural settlement just out of Tauranga in New Zealand. He attended Waikato University earning his Master’s Degree in politics and history.
He began his career with the NZ National Party, then worked as a staffer for former PM Rt Hon Jim Bolger. His recent career experience includes roles as a General Manager for Zespri one of the world’s leading horticultural companies and the recognised category leader in kiwifruit, Chief Executive of Bay of Plenty company Apata who specialises 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.
Todd is currently the Member of Parliament for the Bay of Plenty electorate. He is Chairperson of the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade committee and a member of the Education and Science Committee.
Todd is married to Michelle and is father to their three children, Aimee, Bradley, and Amelia.