Karl Beinir Poulsen was born in Klaksvík, Faroe Islands. In this part of the world, fish, fishing vessels and fish products have always been an important part of business and every day life.
Before Karl Beinir began his studies in Copenhagen he worked in a few different Faroese companies.
After college in Klaksvik he came to Denmark for studying in 1986. Karl Beinir has a Master of Science in Business Administration from Copenhagen Business School.
Karl Beinir has been a shipbroker in Atlantic Shipping since September 1994. He speaks Faroese, English, Danish, Norwegian and some Icelandic.