|Sir Stephen Lander|
|Rank||Director-General of MI5|
|Occupation||Intelligence officer, Academic|
|Alma mater||University of Cambridge|
Sir Stephen James Lander, KCB (born 1947) is a former chairman of the United Kingdom's Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA), who also served as Director-General of the British Security Service (MI5) from 1996 to 2002.
Lander attended Bishop's Stortford College and Queens' College, Cambridge, where he earned a doctorate in history entitled The diocese of Chichester 1508-1558 : Episcopal reform under Robert Sherburne and its aftermath. In 1975, after three years at the Institute of Historical Research (part of the University of London) where he was assistant editor of the Victoria History of Cheshire, and serving as an Honorary Research Fellow of the University of Liverpool, he joined MI5. He was Director-General of MI5 from 1996 to 2002.
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