Karl is an accredited anatomist, presently working at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. He collaborates with the Department of Medical Biology, Section Clinical Anatomy & Embryology of the University of Amsterdam.
He graduated as a Physical therapist at the University of applied science for physiotherapy, “Thim van der Laan”, Utrecht the Netherlands in 2003. As a physical therapist he has always been interested in the diagnostic assessment and orthopaedic rehabilitation of musculoskeletal disorders.
Since 2006, he has worked as a lecturer at the Amsterdam University of applied science and is responsible for the delivery of the dissection and anatomy program. He also lectures on anatomy in the musculoskeletal ultrasound courses at the Amsterdam Medical Centre, organised by Enraf-Nonius and SonoSkills.
As an anatomist his area of special interest is the functional anatomy of the musculoskeletal system, with a particular focus on fascia. He graduated with his MSc Functional and Clinical Anatomy from the University of Birmingham (United Kingdom) in 2017; his final dissertation was on the embryological, histological, physiological and morphological aspects of the fascial system.