Dame Stella Rimington

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

Open Secret: The Autobiography of the Former Director-General of MI5

Open Secret: The Autobiography of the Former Director-General of MI5

At Risk

At Risk

The Liz Carlyle Collection

The Liz Carlyle Collection

How to hire Dame Stella Rimington

Contact the Champions Speakers Agency to provisionally enquire about hiring Dame Stella Rimington for your next event, today. To get in touch, simply call an official booking agent on 0207 1010 553 or email us at [email protected] for more information.

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Stella Rimington's speaker topics include:

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

Official Feedback from In-Person & Virtual Events

Feedback from In-Person Events:

"They had an absolutely wonderful time with Dame Stella - Thank you so much for arranging, it was a huge hit." - Susie, Travel Design Manager, Dreamscape

"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

"I just wanted to reiterate (having been there in person), what a truly wonderful morning this was. Dame Stella was the most superb speaker with a myriad of anecdotes that one can only begin to imagine what a life she led. Thank you so very much for helping us to arrange such a special and memorable occasion." - Sally, Dream Escape Magazine

"Dame Stella was superb. We had an incredible event that had global interest and attracted a capacity audience. Brilliant!" - Bank of America Merill Lynch

  • 2018 - Awarded CMG in the New Year Honours List
  • 2001 - Published ‘Open Secret: The Autobiography of the Former Director-General of MI5’
  • 1996 - Appointed Dame Commander of the Order of Bath
  • 1993 - Appointed OBE 
  • 1992 - Director General of MI5
  • 1969 - 1996 - Senior Member of MI5
  • First Female Director General of MI5 in History
  • 10x Authored Non-Fiction Books