Lucas di Grassi
Born in São Paulo, Brazil, Lucas di Grassi is the 2016-17 Formula E drivers’ champion as well as an experienced Formula One and FIA World Endurance Championship driver. Initially approached to help develop electric cars for Formula E, he is now on a mission to popularize environmentally friendly race cars and promote green transportation worldwide.
He is a UN Ambassador for Clean Air and the CEO of Roborace, a global racing competition for autonomous electric cars. Collaborating with Formula E and the UN Environment Program, Di Grassi produced the 2019 documentary film about living with poor air quality, “The Race for Clean Air,” depicting his fact-finding mission to New Delhi, India.