Timothy P. Murphy
President, Thomson Reuters Special Services
With 30 years of public and private sector experience—primarily in the Federal Bureau of Investigation—Timothy P. Murphy is a recognized leader in the global law enforcement, intelligence, and business communities.
A Michigan native, Murphy became a police officer after graduating from college in 1983. In 1988, he joined the FBI as a special agent. He held a number of operational positions in a variety of field offices nationwide, investigating matters as diverse as counterterrorism, intelligence, cyber and organized crime, and even serving 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 steadily climbed the Bureau’s management ladder, eventually serving as the Special Agent in Charge of the Cincinnati field office, the Bureau’s Chief Financial Officer, and then it’s Chief Operating Officer. He eventually rose to become the Deputy Director of the FBI, a position he held until retiring in 2011. Prior to joining TRSS, Mr. Murphy was a Vice President at MacAndrews and Forbes, Inc.