Torsten Engelbrecht lives and works as a freelance journalist in Hamburg. In 2009, he has has been priced with the German Alternative Media Award for his article "The Amalgam Controversy". He has written articles for various publications, including Medical Hypotheses, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, NZZ and NZZ am Sonntag, Geo Saison, Wochenzeitung, message, Ecologist, Greenpeace Magazine, Welt am Sonntag, Die Bank, Freitag and taz.
In 2006 his the book "Virus Mania" came on the market (co-authored by Claus Koehnlein, M.D.). At the end of 2008, the 5th extended edition of the original German Version of "Virus Mania" has been released.
For three years, he was a member of the Financial Times Deutschland staff as business and finance editor. Previously, he worked as finance editor for the Internet trade journal Net-Business and as a trainee at the reputable media trade magazine message. Torsten Englebrecht received his diploma in economics from Hamburg University.