Karl Fridolf holds a BSc in Fire Protection Engineering and an MSc in Engineering (Risk Management and Safety). He also received a PhD in Fire Safety Engineering in 2015, after having successfully defended his doctoral thesis entitled Rail Tunnel Evacuation. Up until November 2014, he was employed as a doctoral student at Lund University, and has since then been working at SP Fire Research as a Research Scientist. Karl is also the immediate past President of the Swedish chapter of SFPE, the Society of Fire Protection Engineers.