After studying sociology and political science, Thomas Krumenacker worked for more than 20 years in various positions for the international news agency Reuters in Bonn, Frankfurt and Berlin - including as head of foreign affairs, head of news and deputy editor-in-chief. Since 2018, he has been working as a freelance journalist on environmental and scientific topics for Süddeutsche Zeitung, Spektrum and as a member of the journalists' cooperative RiffReporter, among others. At the ornithological journal "Der Falke" he has been in charge of reporting on current ornithological research as Science Editor for many years.
As a birdwatcher since his early childhood, Krumenacker has also been involved in all aspects of bird conservation for many years and is himself active in the protection of Germany's last lesser spotted eagles. Other focal points of his work are nature photography, conservation, environmental and biodiversity policy. He is the author of the picture and text volumes "Könige der Lüfte" (Frederking & Thaler 2022) about the Lesser Spotted Eagle and "Vögel in Israel" Birds in the Holy Land), in 2009 he received the Nature Conservation Award of the Israeli Nature Conservation Association SPNI.