Scientist Zeng Yuqun, who specializes in batteries for electric vehicles and founded Contemporary Amperex Technology in 2011 is now Hong Kong's richest person. Also known as Robin Zeng, the mainland-born scientist surpassed legendary dealmaker Li Ka-shing in earnings.
Bloomberg Billionaires Index puts Zen's personal fortune at US$34.5 billion putting him at No,.38 in the world.
So, how did Zeng land the top spot on Hong Kong's rich list? Real Money's Alex Frew McMillan has his story, a closer look at his company and his competition.