| Charles Farr |
|Born||15 July 1959|
|Died||15 February 2019 (Age 59)|
Cause of death
|Alma mater||Oxford University/Magdalen College|
Charles Farr was born around 1959. He studied at Magdalen College, Oxford, where he completed a Ph.D in the philosophy of aesthetics.
The UK government reports that "Charles joined the Diplomatic Service in 1985". He worked for the Secret Intelligence Service (MI6) in Afghanistan in the 1980s, in southern Africa and the Middle East.
He was MI6's director of security and public affairs in July 2007 when he was given the job of Director of Security and Public Affairs by John Reid to the position. The Financial Times reported in April 2014 that Farr was one of three people shortlisted for the role of Director of GCHQ, a job later given to Robert Hannigan.