Born in 1987 in the Rhineland, Stollenwerk grew up in Westphalia and has lived in Vienna since 2007. A political scientist by profession, he has worked as a journalist since 2013. At the heart of his research are the diverse social, ecological and economical aspects of sustainability. Since 2015 he is also chief editor of Biorama magazine. His most recent book in the "Leben auf Sicht" series: "Schwarzweißbuch Milch" (The Black and White Book of Milk, 2019).