Professor Kai Bongs is Director of the UK Quantum Technology Hub for Sensors and Metrology, where he drives the translation of gravity sensors and ultra-precise clocks into technology and applications in climate, communications, energy, transport and urban development. Professor Bongs is Editor-in-Chief for the European Physical Journal – Quantum Technologies and UK representative on the Quantum Community Network of the European Quantum Flagship initiative. His work on translating cold atom quantum technologies to applications has been recognised by a Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit award and the 2019 Dennis Gabor Medal and Prize of the Institute of Physics.