For over 25 years, Todd Smith has been a trusted voice in the Quinte region. A graduate of Loyalist College, he embarked on a 16-year career in radio broadcasting, serving as the voice of Belleville Bulls hockey and rising to News Director at Quinte Broadcasting.
Todd was first elected in 2011 in the riding of Prince Edward - Hastings. While in Opposition, he served as the PC critic for several portfolios, including the energy file. In 2022, he was re-elected in the Bay of Quinte riding as part of the Doug Ford government and he was reappointed to serve as Minister of Energy - a file he has held since 2021. Previously, he has served as Government House Leader, Minister of Government and Consumer Services, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation, and Trade, and Minister of Children, Community and Social Services.
Born and raised in Riverview, New Brunswick, he has lived in the Belleville area since the early 1990s. He lives there with his wife Tawnya and daughters Payton and Reagan.