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Tim Horner is a Senior Managing Director, Security Risk Management Practice Leader in Kroll’s New York office and leads the Security Risk Management practice. Kroll’s Security Risk Management practice provides clients with comprehensive coverage for myriad security risks through the resources and services of our Security Systems Design, Security Consulting, Operational Security Services, and Resilience Consulting teams. With over three decades of security and law enforcement experience, Tim specializes in security consulting, crisis management and investigations for Kroll’s individual and corporate clientele. Tim brings to his clients a deep knowledge of the development, implementation and conduct of investigations, compliance programs, threat management, travel security and executive protection.
Tim joined Kroll in 2001 after a distinguished 21-year career with the New York City Police Department (NYPD) retiring as a Captain. During his tenure, he served in numerous commanding officer-level positions within the Intelligence, Detective, Internal Affairs, Community Affairs, and Patrol Divisions of the NYPD. In these positions, he implemented security measures in response to credible threats against public officials, dignitaries, and government properties, as well as coordinated protection details for high-profile dignitaries and New York City events.
Tim has coordinated a wide variety of criminal investigations, including highly confidential intelligence investigations, homicide investigations, and white-collar crime investigations, involving local, state, federal, and international law enforcement agencies. He has implemented proactive crime prevention, community outreach, and crisis response strategies for the City of New York. In addition, he managed the NYPD’s security consulting division, providing expert security advice to government agencies, corporations, and private individuals.
Tim has provided security consulting for hundreds of Kroll’s clients, ranging from large multinational corporations to private individuals. Tim has provided consulting services ranging from corporate master security plans to executive threat assessments for the CEOs of Fortune 100 companies. Additionally, he has an extensive private client practice through which he handles security issues for individuals and families.
Tim has responded to corporations’ crisis management needs around the world. These crises have included employee extractions in Lebanon and an emergency extraction of employees in São Paulo after a major demonstration. Tim also handled Kroll’s corporate response to hurricanes Katrina and Ivan by placing security and emergency response personnel on the ground within days of the destruction from these natural disasters.
Tim has handled myriad threats to clients in a systematic, controlled, confidential, and secure manner. He investigates the source of the threat and advises the client on the most appropriate and effective form of response and resolution.
Tim provided Kroll’s immediate emergency response service to a major corporate client. Contacted on a Saturday afternoon after three employees’ homes were fire-bombed the night before by activists, Tim coordinated a response consisting of crisis consulting, threat management, security consulting and executive protection. These same executive protection measures were provided the next day at over a dozen other corporate locations and continued 24 hours a day for over three months.
Education and Certifications
- M.B.A., Long Island University
- B.A., Business Administration and Management, Adelphi University
- FBI National Academy, Virginia
- Secret Service Law Enforcement Training Program, Washington, D.C.