Shinoh Lee was born and raised in Korea. After having finished her studies in English Language and Literature at Sung Kyun Kwan University in Seoul, she moved to Belgium where she obtained a MA in Germanic Philology from the Katholieke University of Leuven (KUL) specialising in English and Dutch linguistics. In 2000, she started working for cApStAn as a verifier for the Korean survey materials. In 2009, she joined cApStAn as a full-time employee. In 2021, she has switched to a freelance status while carrying on as a Senior Project Manager at cApStAn. She speaks Korean, English, Dutch, French and has some elementary knowledge of Turkish, Chinese and Japanese.