Daniel Levy is the president of the US / Middle East Project (USMEP), an organization based in London and New York. The USMEP is focused on advancing a mutually dignified and acceptable resolution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict. Levy is a council member of the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) and was Middle East and North Africa program director at ECFR until summer 2016. Previously, he was a senior fellow and director for the Middle East Task Force at The New America Foundation in Washington D.C., as well as working at the Century Foundation in New York. Mr. Levy was an analyst for the International Crisis Group and a founding editor of the Middle East Channel at foreignpolicy.com.
He has been a senior advisor to the Israeli Prime Minister’s Office and to Justice Minister Yossi Beilin during the Barak Government. In addition Mr. Levy was an Israeli official for the Israel/Palestine talks at Taba under Barak and at Oslo B under Itzhak Rabin, as well as being a lead drafter of the model peace agreement (“Geneva Initiative”). He is also a founder of J Street and has served on the boards of the European Middle East Project, New Israel Fund and Molad.