Harald Atmanspacher studied physics at Göttingen, Zurich and Munich, and received his PhD in Munich in 1985. He then worked at the Max-Planck-Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics at Garching until 1998 and subsequently served as head of the theoretical division at the Institute for Frontier Areas of Psychology at Freiburg until 2013. In 2007 he was elected an associate fellow at Collegium Helveticum (ETH Zurich and University Zurich), and has been a member of its management board since 2014. In addition to a number of other academic positions he is President of the Society for Mind-Matter Research and editor of its journal Mind and Matter. His research activities cover the theory of complex systems, quantum foundations and selected topics concerning mind-matter relations.