Tony Sale was the first Museums Director in Bletchley Park, from 1993 to 1999. He set up the Museums to commemorate the World War II code-breaking work which significantly helped the Allied war effort. His varied careers include electronics, intelligence with MI5, running a software company for 12 years and working at the Science Museum in London for four years restoring early computers. All this experience came together in the rebuilding of the wartime Colossus code breaking computer.
Tony Sale is an Honorary Fellow of the British Computer Society and was the Society's Technical Director from 1986 to 1989. Named Comdex IT personality of the year in 1997, Sale has lectured widely in the UK, Europe and the USA and appeared in TV in documentaries and the "Station X" series. He gave the London Royal Institution Lecture in 1997 and was the keynote speaker at Eurocrypt 2000, Cambridge Crypto Workshop, Oxford Crypto Seminar.