The real Newman bio. News that Maurice Newman, chair of the ABC, has broken, oooh, about every rule of protocol and instructed staff to play the climate change debate "even-handedly", whether the evidence is equally there or not presumably, sent people scurrying to his CV.

Readers of it might assume that he's just another business stooge who lives off anecdote and says things such as "year 10 is all very well but I went to the school of life, lad" etc, and whose "agnosticism" on climate change is the common-or-garden stupidity of someone who are so used to not being contradicted that they can't tell their own vague opinions from received truths. They would be wrong, as this version of the CV with the modest man's relevant experience added back in bold: