Bruce Cheng

BRUCE CHENG 郑崇华

Founder and honorary chairman

The “godfather of energy” has made environmental protection, sustainability and energy-saving cornerstones of his company. The 78-year-old also actively funds technology research and human resources development at universities. The International Astronomical Union has named an asteroid “Chengbruce” in honour of his efforts, making him the first Taiwanese entrepreneur to receive such an accolade.

Company:

Delta Electronics

Net worth:

US$1.5 billion