Torsten Engelbrecht lives and works as an award-winning investigative journalist in Hamburg. In 2006 his book “Virus Mania” came on the market in German and English language (co-authored by Claus Koehnlein, M.D.). In 2020, the updated editions of both, the German and English versions, have been released. In 2009 his book “Die Zukunft der Krebsmedizin” (“The Future of Cancer Medicine”) was published (co-authored by tree physicians).

Also in 2009, he has has been priced with the German Alternative Media Award for his article “The Amalgam Controversy”. He completed his training at the internationally renowned media trade journal Message (founded by the renowned professor of journalism Dr. Michael Haller). He has written articles for various publications, including OffGuardian, Medical Hypotheses, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, NZZ and NZZ am Sonntag, Geo Saison, Rubikon, Wochenzeitung, Message, Ecologist, Greenpeace Magazine, Welt am Sonntag, Die Bank, Freitag and taz.

From 2000 till 2003 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.