Stories and ideas, exploring the challenges and ethics of the intelligence sector … and the people who could improve them.

Adrian Cowderoy, competing in the Bournemouth Triathlon 2019

I peered through the secret windows of the intelligence profession to understand the experts behind today’s operations. I saw things that horrified me. I also found good ideas that could be reused in the private sector. And I discovered young professionals, struggling to cope with a dangerously changing world, and searching for hope.



About Adrian Cowderoy

Adrian Cowderoy is entirely independent of the intelligence services.
His writing is inspired by the struggle of young professionals to make a better world.

“Studying the world of secret intelligence has revealed truths about all of us: our weaknesses and fears, and our hidden talents.”

Adrian Cowderoy, story-teller, innovator and Chartered IT Professional
Death Valley, Landscapes on this website are from Adrian Cowderoy

Story topics

Bias Cleverness Confidence Despair Failures Fear Hope Individuality Keeping up Leadership Morality Overload Recognition Sanity