Patrick Walker

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Person.png Patrick Walker  Rdf-icon.png
(Spook, Civil servant)
Patrick walker.jpg
Born28 July, 1935
Died6 July, 1998 (Age 62)
Cause of death
"cancer"
NationalityBritish
Alma materTrinity College (Oxford)
ReligionRoman Catholic

MI5 crest and logo.png Director General of MI5 Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
1 January 1988 - February 1992
DeputyJohn Alpass, Julian Faux, Stella Rimington
Preceded byAntony Duff

MI5 crest and logo.png Deputy Director General of MI5

In office
- 31 December 1987
Succeeded byJulian Faux

Sir Patrick Walker was a little known head of MI5.

Official Narrative

Sir Patrick Walker was the head of the Security Service MI5 from the start of 1988 until he retired in February 1992.[1] There appears to be a lack of information about Patrick Walker in the public domain.

Career

Walker joined the Security Service in 1963 following a period of service in the pre-independence government of Uganda.[2]

While working at the security service and before his promotion, he was head of the counter-terrorism department.[3]

According to The Times, Walker served as Deputy Director General Operations before heading the service, and was succeeded in that post by Julian Faux in 1988.[4]

28 July 1935|6 July 1998|


References

  1. https://www.mi5.gov.uk/sir-patrick-walker
  2. Former Directors General, MI5, accessed 30 June 2009.
  3. Sir Patrick Walker (Director General 1987–92). https://www.mi5.gov.uk/sir-patrick-walker. Missing or empty |title= (help)Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css must have content model "Sanitized CSS" for TemplateStyles (current model is "plain text").
  4. Julian Faux, CB, MI5 officer, died of cancer on July 6 aged 62. He was born on July 28, 1935, The Times, 23 July 1998.