Timothy Smit, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, CIPM, FIP


Lockton Companies

Global Privacy and Cyber Risk Consulting Leader

Timothy Smit provides expertise in the areas of data protection laws, privacy liability and cyber technology best practices for protecting information and their processes.  Timothy informs clients on how best to develop strategies to manage their total cost of risk within their organizations while protecting their critical assets and information. Timothy has over 25 years of information protection experience in Insurance, Healthcare, Medical Devices, Government, Retail Merchandising, Higher Education, and Crisis Management industries. 

Timothy’s extensive knowledge comes from the information technology and information protection roles he has held over his career. That knowledge and firsthand experiences enable him to translate similar exposures into cyber coverages for the C-Suite to understand and comprehend.


His approach and technical acumen are unlike any other cyber broker in the market place today, which differentiates himself on how he provides both proactive loss control services and placing the appropriate cyber coverage to the respective cyber exposures that our clients have.

Timothy works closely with large multi-national organizations assisting them in data mapping exercises and process review while conducting and consulting on data privacy impact assessments for any processing of PII.

Timothy has a M.S. degree and currently holds both the CIPP/E and US certification along with the following: CyRM, CISSP, HCISPP, CISM, CRISC, CHP, and CHPS.

Timothy is an adjunct professor at the University of Colorado in their graduate programs along with instructing both the CISSP and HCISPP for ISC2. He also co-authored the newly released HCISPP Official Study Guide for ISC2.


Contributions by Timothy Smit

  • Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2020 - Canceled
  • Member of Training Advisory Board 2020 - 2021