Timothy P. Murphy is the President of Thomson Reuters
Special Services. Prior to his current role, Mr. Murphy was a Vice President at MacAndrews & Forbes Incorporated (“M&F”), a private, diversified holding company. Prior to joining M&F, Mr. Murphy was the Deputy Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”).
Mr. Murphy spent 23 years in the FBI.
He held a number of operational positions in the FBI in a variety of field offices nationwide, working matters as diverse as counterterrorism, intelligence, cyber and organized crime. He also served as an FBI pilot. Mr. Murphy served in various management roles, to include serving as a Special Assistant to the FBI Director—a position that gave him a unique, high-altitude view of the Global FBI from both operational and administrative perspectives. He served as the Special Agent in Charge of the Cincinnati Field Office, as the Bureau’s Chief Financial Officer and then the Associate Deputy Director before becoming the Deputy Director in 2010.
In his last two FBI positions, Mr. Murphy oversaw the operational and administration aspects of a workforce that was more than 35,000 strong, spread throughout 56 national offices and more than 60 international offices. This included all operational aspects of the Counterterrorism, Counterintelligence, Criminal, Cyber and Intelligence Programs, as well as human resources, training, strategy management, facilities management, records management, security, financial management, information technology, inspection, internal audit and leadership development.
Mr. Murphy maintains close ties to the law enforcement and intelligence communities and is frequently consulted for his expertise in global cyber, counterterrorism, intelligence, criminal and security issues. He is a guest lecturer at colleges and universities on these issues.
He is frequently called on to speak on these topics in the media. He is member of the Police Executive Research Forum, the International Association of Chiefs of Police, the Department of State Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC), New York OSAC Executive Committee, Chairman of the FBI/DHS Domestic Security Alliance Council Committee for Strategy, Cyber, Outreach, the FBI Agents Association, the FBI National Academy Associates and the International Security Management Association where he sits on the membership committee.
He is also member of the Advisory Board of a cyber-security company, the Board of Directors for a data analytics company and The Foundation Board of Directors for Ferris State University.