This account of the life and achievements of Hong Kong's Sir Gordon Wu (b. 1935) traces his birth in a Wan Chai tenement as son of a rising taxi driver to his present mega-mogul status. Heir to the thriving taxi business Wu's engineering flair and insights have built enterprises which have transformed China's and much of Asia's power and transport infrastructure. Failures and setbacks are noted as also are the family loyalties and priorities and notable charitable endowments which have marked a career which has had worldwide impact.
The Man Who Turned The Lights On: Gordon Wu