Deputy Leader of the National Party
Nicola Willis is a List MP based in Wellington, having entered Parliament in April 2018, and being reelected in October 2020. She is National’s spokesperson for Housing and Urban Development and RMA Reform, and is a member of the Environment Select Committee. She was a senior advisor to Prime Minister John Key during his first term in Government.
Nicola attended Victoria University of Wellington and graduated with a first-class honours degree in English literature. Prior to becoming an MP, she held a number of senior management roles at New Zealand dairy co-operative Fonterra.
Nicola grew up in Wellington, and today she lives there with her husband Duncan and their four children.