Ronson was an MI6 agent who was assigned to protect a hard-drive containing the information on undercover MI6 agents in Istanbul. However, the assassin Patrice stormed the safe house where the hard-drive was being held and killed the other two agents before shooting Ronson. James Bond discovered Ronson, bleeding heavily, and tried to tend to his wounds. From London, M orders Bond to pursue Patrice instead. Bond did so, and upon his return to London, was informed that Ronson had not survived his wounds.