Dame Stella Rimington

The First Woman To Become Director-General Of MI5 Who Was The Inspiration Behind The Casting Of Judi Dench As 'M'

How to hire Dame Stella Rimington

Contact the Champions Speakers agency to provisionally enquire about Dame Stella Rimington for your event today. Simply call a booking agent on 0207 1010 553 or email us at [email protected] for more information.

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When she's at corporate events, Stella is known to cover the following topics:

  • Leadership and change
  • Political and current affairs
  • Counter espionage and counter terrorism
  • Women pursuing professional careers

"She is an amazing lady and so very humble with it all. I think our guests were all enthralled and to be honest the only downside is that I think we all feel totally inadequate now!" - Peter, Managing Director, RGA UK

"She was fantastic, everyone loved her and she was such a great addition to the event. Please pass on how much of a pleasure it was for us to have her attend. So interesting, such an amazing life, we really enjoyed having her speak." - Katie, Refinitiv

  • 1992 - 1996 – Director General of MI5
  • First Female Director General of MI5 in History
  • 1969 - 1996 - Senior Member of MI5
  • 1996 - Appointed Dame Commander of the Order of Bath
  • 10x Authored Non-Fiction Books
  • 2001 - Published ‘Open Secret: The Autobiography of the Former Director-General of MI5’