Adrian Havill was born in Bournemouth in 1946. After being educated in Canada and the United States he served for four years as a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division, following which he gained his American Citizenship in 1961.
In 1962 Adrian began writing for the U.S. News & World Report. He graduated to being the owner and operator of a highly successful advertising and public relations firm in Washington from 1970 to 1980.
Having retired for four years, Adrian began to write biographies, and has written a number of books, the best known being “The Spy Who Stayed Out in the Cold”, which is about the life of FBI Double Agent, Robert Hanssen.
Adrian also writes regularly for the press, and his posts can be seen in The Washington Post and The New York Times.