Dr Levy has been Director of the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism since September 2008. Earlier that year he was a member of the Commission to review the future of France Télévisions and he was a member of the Board of France 24, from 2009 and 2012. He is a non-executive member of the UK Statistics Authority and of the Content Board of the UK Communications Regulator Ofcom. He was Controller, Public Policy at the BBC until 2007 where he led the BBC's policy for the 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.