Karin Ahlbäck of Kirkkonummi, Finland is one of 12 elected volunteer members of the World Scout Committee, the main executive body of the World Organization of the Scout Movement. From 2008 to 2011, Ahlbäck served as Youth Advisor to the World Scout Committee representing the World Scout Youth Forum, serving in the Educational Methods Committee, Registration Fee Task Force and World Scout Youth Forum 2011 Planning Committee, and was elected to the World Scout Committee at the 39th World Scout Conference in Brazil in January 2011. Her term on the World Scout Committee will expire at the 40th World Scout Conference in Ljubljana, Slovenia in 2014, but she will be eligible for re-election for one additional term.
Ahlbäck lives in Helsinki, and is presently finalizing her Masters in Applied Mathematics and Engineering at Helsinki University of Technology in Otaniemi, Finland. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Applied Mathematics. She studied abroad at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Lausanne, Switzerland.