Per Kristian comes from Vestre Jakobselv. He has been a fisherman for 13 years. Before joining the fishery, he took training and became a mechanics. Later in life, he worked a lot as a mechanic and as a self-taught carpenter. Recently, Per Kristian purchased two acres of land where he runs the refurbishment of all buildings there. When Per Kristian has some spare time, he engages himself in social issues. He is also a member of the newly formed North Varanger Coastal Association and disposes an older wooden boat from 1940s called Kjartan.