Vlatko Vedral is a professor of quantum information theory at the University of Oxford. He is a Governing body fellow of the Wolfson College. He is also a professor of physics at the National University of Singapore and a Principal Investigator at the Centre for Quantum Technologies. He has published over 220 papers in quantum physics and has received numerous awards for his work, among which are the Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award and the World Scientific Medal and Prize. Most recently he has been heading the Oxford Martin School cluster on “bio-inspired quantum technologies”, which explores the exciting possibility that living systems are capable of quantum information processing and trying to reverse-engineer it for human purposes.