Simon Conway was born in California in 1967, educated in Britain and studied English Literature at the University of Edinburgh. He is the author of six novels: RAGE, DAMAGED, ROCK CREEK PARK, THE AGENT RUNNER, A LOYAL SPY, and coming soon THE STRANGER. A LOYAL SPY won the 2010 CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award.
Simon is a former British Army Officer and international aid worker who has cleared landmines and other hazardous debris of war in Africa, Asia, Europe, The Middle East and the Caucasus. As co-Chair of the Cluster Munition Coalition he successfully campaigned for an international treaty to ban cluster bombs. He is currently serving as an Executive Chair on the board of the mine clearance charity The HALO Trust.