- Tim Hillier-Graves
Tim Hillier-Graves was born in North London in 1951, on leaving University he served with the Royal Navy seeing wide service on land and sea.
For much of this time he specialised in weapon development projects, specifically missiles and heavyweight torpedoes, working alongside BAe Systems, Marconi Space and defence systems and Mc Donnell Douglas in the process.
In support of this work he undertook prolonged periods study at the Royal Naval College, Greenwich and the Royal Military College of Science, Shrivingham.
Later in his career he changed specialisms and focussed on human resource management and also outsourcing to industry.
After which he became an assistant director with responsibility of housing for military personnel, from which he retired 2011, to concentrate more fully on writing.