Head of Department, Frambu – Centre for Rare Disorders, Norway
Karsten’s first encounter within the field of rare disease was as a student in 1997, when he took his first job as an assistant at Frambu’s summer camps for young people with rare disorders.
He spent his summers, for the following nine years, working as camp leader and activity leader at camps.
In 2007 Karsten began working as a Physiotherapist and leisure time consultant at Frambu.
From 2009 to present day, Karsten has have been Department manager. He is currently responsible for Frambu’s summer camps, daycare centre and elementary school. He is educated as a Physiotherapist with an MSc in adapted physical activity, recreation and sports.