Simon Clarkson was promoted to marketing director of the Radio
Times in July 2001. He has a strong FMCG background, having joined the
Radio Times from Jordan's. He has also held roles at Whitbread and
Small, simplified writing with wide spacing and a very straight baseline
(the invisible line upon which writing sits). Followed by an illegible
'monogram' signature that is followed by a full stop.
Here is a decision-maker, a leader, a strategist, a 'chairman', a
'judge' - in fact this is a man able to fill a wide range of different
roles and put his personal stamp on all of them and wherever/whatever
will take the last word.
Taking the last word is so strong in this personality that I won't be at
all surprised if he decides to write his own comments.
There are four extremes in this writing which indicate extremes of
behaviour - he focuses single-mindedly on objectives, he thrives on the
sort of pressure that would make most people's knees buckle, he retains
independence of decision-making in virtually all situations and
problem-solves with razor sharp logic.
I'd like to see what he could do as an ombudsman or a standards
Melissa Horn, board account director at Radio Times ad agency Miles
Calcraft Briginshaw Duffy, says: While much of the analysis is spot on
he is also (and I hesitate to use the word because it's meant as a
compliment) a really 'nice' guy. He doesn't force his opinions on others
and is always open to debate.
Diane Simpson, a founder member of the British Institute of
Graphologists, has written three books about handwriting analysis.
She has devised a chart enabling her to analyse 18 key measurements of
handwriting. A member of the Appeal Council of the Psychiatry Research
Trust, Diane is also an acclaimed after-dinner speaker. Her number is
01244 390681, or visit www.mind-explorer.com.