Sir David Bruce Omand GCB (born 15 April 1947) [1] is a British former senior civil servant who served as the Director of the Government Communications Headquarters from 1996 to 1997. The Director of the Government Communications Headquarters is the highest-ranking official in the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), a British intelligence agency that specialises in signals intelligence and cryptography.

Books in order of publication:

Securing The State – 2010

Principled Spying: The Ethics of Secret Intelligence – 2018

How Spies Think: Ten Lessons in Intelligence – 2020