Jean Todt is a French national and motor sport executive. He has been President of the Federation Internationale de L’Autombile (FIA) since 2009 and is the United Nations Special Envoy for Road Safety since 2015 by appointment of the U.N. Secretary General. FIA is the governing body for world motor sport and the federation of the world’s motoring organizations. Jean Todt began his career in 1966 as a world championship rally co-driver, before joining Peugeot as Sporting Director in 1981. In 1993, he joined Ferrari Racing, later taking responsibility for all motor sport activity for the Ferrari-Maserati Group. He was appointed General Manager of Ferrari in 2004 and at the end of 2006 became Chief Executive Officer of the company until 2008.