Howard Smith (diplomat)
|Sir Howard Smith|
|Rank||Director-General of MI5|
|Born||15 October 1919|
|Died||7 May 1996(aged 76)|
|Occupation||Intelligence officer, Diplomat|
|Alma mater||Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge|
Sir Howard Frank Trayton Smith, GCMG (15 October 1919 – 7 May 1996) was a British diplomat.
Educated at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, Smith worked at Bletchley Park during World War II and later became the British ambassador to Moscow. At college in Cambridge, Smith was a contemporary of Asa Briggs, playing chess with him and recommending Briggs to fellow Cambridge mathematician Gordon Welchman for service in Hut 6.
Sir Michael Hanley
|Director-General of MI5
1979 – 1981
Sir John Jones
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