Real-life ‘James Bond Q’ is a woman, MI6 reveals

Real-life ‘James Bond Q’ is a woman, MI6 reveals

January 30, 2017 0 By 007 Travelers

Alex Younger, chief of the Secret Intelligence Service, made the revelation as he encouraged more women to join the service.

He said there is a stereotype that MI6 spies were posh and he wanted recruits from diverse backgrounds.

The character of Q, a technology expert, has always been played by a man in the Bond films.

Speaking at the Women in IT awards on Wednesday, Mr Younger said: “The real-life Q is looking forward to meeting you and I’m pleased to report that the real-life Q is a woman.”

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Source: BBC News
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