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Known as the female James Bond , former Director General of MI5, Stella Rimington, tells her life story. She discusses her personal life and her professional life; how she coped as a single parent, how she had originally chosen a safe career, and how she became the head of British Intelligence.
Born and educated in England, Stella Rimington joined the Security Service (MI5) part-time in 1965, while she was in India accompanying her husband on a posting to the British High Commission in New Delhi. On her return to the UK she joined MI5 as a full-time employee. During her career in MI5, Stella Rimington worked in all the main fields of the Service's responsibilities - counter-subversion, counter-espionage and counter-terrorism - and became successively Director of all three branches. She was appointed Director-General of MI5 in 1992. She was made a Dame Commander of the Bath (DCB) in 1995, and retired from MI5 in 1996, to take up various non-executive directorships and charity work.