A Dublin native, Karl studied and worked in Amsterdam before joining the FIE team in 2012. He holds degrees from University College Dublin and the University of Amsterdam. Prior to entering international education he reported for Radio Netherlands’ International Justice Desk and presented a daily radio show on European news and culture for Euranet. He is a founding member, former Chair and sits on the board of the Association of Study Abroad Providers in Ireland, and in 2018 became the first person from Ireland to be awarded the Forum on Education’s Professional Certificate in Education Abroad.
His primary role as FIE’s Dublin director involves overseeing all aspects of operational delivery, program development, and progression in Ireland.