Best known as a media executive Sebastian Cody has been responsible for many network television programmes including the celebrated discussion series ‘After Dark’. In 2010 his company launched an online social history of Britain alongside the BFI, BBC, The National Archive and others. Recently he was Associate Producer of the HBO film ‘Top Ten Monks’ and the BBC film ‘The Ballet Master’. He has written for many newspapers including The Times and The Guardian and acts as a consultant for companies and NGO’s, such as Universal Music/Decca and IIASA, the international science research organisation where he advised four successive Directors General over the last fifteen years.
For the last twenty years Sebastian Cody was a Visitor at the University of Oxford, variously at the Environmental Change Institute at the Oxford University Centre for the Environment and the Rothermere American Institute. He was elected a Senior Associate Member of St Antony’s College Oxford in 2004.
Sebastian’s interests include public service media and transnational cultural diplomacy.