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Stella Rimington

Author

Dame Stella Rimington joined the Security Service (MI5) in 1968.

During her career she worked in all the main fields of the Service: counter-subversion, counter-espionage and counter-terrorism.

She was appointed Director General in 1992, the first woman to hold the post. She has written her autobiography and six Liz Carlyle novels.

She lives in London and Norfolk.