Sebastian Cody is Visiting Research Associate at the Environmental Change Institute at the Oxford University Centre for the Environment. For ten years from 2001 he was variously a Visiting Fellow and Associate Fellow of the Rothermere American Institute at Oxford. He was elected a Senior Associate Member of St Antony's College Oxford in 2004.
Best known as a media executive he has been responsible for many network television programmes including the celebrated discussion series 'After Dark' (more information). 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 has been attached since 2004.
His interests at the ECI include risk events, environmental policy and the media.