Piet Smit
Vital statistics
Gender Male
Race Human
Faction MNU Director
Status Alive
Location South Africa

He is the director of MNU, and Wikus' father-in-law. He´s one of the main antagonists. When Wikus is infected, Smit decides to vivisect him for research and watches completely emotionless as his son-in-law begs for his life. He is the one behind the cover-up that turns Wikus into a fugitive and turns his daughter Tania, Wikus's wife against him, by saying that Wikus has had sexual interactions with a Prawn.