Hailing from the Italian Alps, Thomas Cristofoletti has been working in Southeast Asia as photographer, videographer and drone pilot since 2012.
Based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, he’s also the co-founder of RUOM, a collective of journalists specializing in social reportage throughout Asia. He's also one of the photographer of the Watergrabbing Observatory project.
Especially passionate about climate change, Thomas’ long- term project focuses on the effects of development on the Mekong region and on underreported religious practices around the world.
Thomas’ photographs have been featured in international magazines and newspapers such as The New York Times, Al Jazeera, The Guardian, Le Monde, Vice, The Financial Times, Forbes and The Global Post.
His work has been featured in campaigns for international NGOs such as USAID, WWF, UNDP, CARE and UNICEF.
He’s fluent in English, Italian and Spanish.
thomas (at) ruom.net