Born in Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada in 1972. Studied History and Art History at the University College of the Fraser Valley from 1990-1992 and at Concordia University in Montréal from 1992-1994. After graduating with a Bachelor degree in History and Art History in April 1994 she moved to Vienna. In October 1999 she graduated from the University of Vienna with a Master’s degree in History (with combination of selected subjects). Since 2002 she has been working as a freelance translator specializing in art and history. Jennifer Blaak has been part of the research team since 2017.