Shinae started at WK in 2020 after graduating from Victoria University of Wellington, where she majored in Management and Human Resource Management. She is currently studying part-time to complete her accounting degree.

Shinae was born in Blenheim and moved to Perth when she was younger. She returned to Blenheim for high school before moving to Wellington to study. Now she is back in Marlborough again and loves being surrounded by wineries and having the Marlborough Sounds just around the corner.

In her spare time, Shinae enjoys spending time with friends and family.