Lorenz Müller was born in 1972 in Dortmund, Germany. He studied electrical engineering and received a PhD at the Technical University of Dortmund, Germany.
In 2003, he joined former Vattenfall Europe Transmission GmbH in Berlin that was renamed 50Hertz Transmission GmbH in 2010.
In his professional career, he has executed different management positions in the company, e.g. responsible for grid usage and connection contracts, energy market development and the whole energy business of the company.