Fred Hatlebrekke has been the President of the Norwegian Physiotherapists Association since 2014. Fred graduated as a physiotherapist in 1985 and has been a specialist in Manual therapy since 1993. He has worked in clinic for almost three decades. Fred has also been engaged in politics and was a member of the board of IFOMPT Norway from 2003 – 2005. From 1994 to 1998 he was a boardmember of the Manual Therapy subgroup in the Norwegian Physiotherapists Association. From 2006 to 2013 he was the leader of the same subgroup.