David Levy has been Director of the Reuters Institute since September 2008. His work covers the full range of issues around developments in journalism and he has particular interests in public service broadcasting, media regulation and business models, and the interaction between digital technology and media regulation both within the UK and Europe.
Before joining the Institute he was Controller, Public Policy at the BBC until 2007 where he led the BBC’s policy for the BBC Charter Review and was in charge of public policy & regulation. Prior to his BBC policy role he worked as a journalist, first for the BBC World Service and then for BBC News and Current Affairs; as a radio producer and reporter on File on 4; as a TV reporter on Newsnight, and as Editor of Analysis on Radio 4.
Dr David Levy holds degrees from the Universities of York, LSE and a doctorate in 20th century French history from Nuffield College, Oxford.