The COVID-19 crisis has revealed the array of impact that health issues can have on transport and mobility. It has uncovered the spectrum of factors that this sector must consider in its quest for resilient, green, safe and sustainable transport. It has brought in a new element of consideration for transport planning: health outbreaks. At the same time, it has reinforced and … [Read more...] about COVID-19: Reshaping Mobility
Mr. Todt was appointed as the Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Road Safety since April 2015. Mr. Todt is currently the President of Federation International de L’Automobile (FIA). He was first elected to this post in October 2009 and re-elected in 2013 and 2017. Between 2006 and 2009, Mr. Todt was Chief Executive Officer of Ferrari. Prior to that, he has held senior level positions overseeing racing and sporting activities in Ferrari and PSA Peugeot Citroën Group. Mr. Todt started his career in 1966 as a rally co-driver and participated in the World Rally Championship until 1981. He won the World Rally Championship for Manufacturers with a Talbot Lotus in 1981. Mr. Todt also devotes his time to several charitable causes. He is one of the Founders and Vice-President of the Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle Epinière (ICM), an institute devoted to medical research for brain and spinal cord disorders. Mr. Todt was awarded the Humanitarian of the Year Award by the United Nations Association of New York in 2016. Mr. Todt studied economics, business and marketing at the Ecole des Cadres in Paris. Mr. Todt was born in 1946 in Pierrefort, France. He has one son and shares his life with actress, film producer and UNDP Goodwill Ambassador Michelle Yeoh.