Dame Stella Rimington

Dame Stella Rimington (Chair) is an author and former Director-General of MI5. She 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 five Liz Carlyle novels.