Thomas Döring studied Landscape Ecology at Münster University and received a PhD in organic agriculture from Kassel University. After postdocs in insect visual physiology and behaviour at Queen Mary University London and Imperial College London, he led the crops research programme at the Organic Research Centre (UK). From 2013 to 2017 he was lecturer of agronomy at Humboldt University Berlin. He is currently leading the Agroecology and Organic Farming group at University of Bonn. His main research interests focus on crop diversification, yield stability and resilience in agroecosystems.