Scholfield was mentored by founder of Astrodatabank, Lois Rodden, for several years before her death. Scholfield joined Astrodatabank as an editor in 2013 and since then he's contributed over 12,000 points of timed research data to the database. He is a credited author in various books including Frank Clifford's Astrologer's Book of Charts (2009), Horoscope Snapshots (2014) and The Book of Music Horoscopes (2018). 
In 2002 Scholfield wrote the weekly "Star Lust" Sun-sign column for the Sydney Star Observer, Australia's premier gay and lesbian newspaper, and has ghostwritten in the same field. Sy launched Astrodatablog in 2011 and is writing a book called Star Quotes: Famous People Talk about Their Zodiac Signs.   
Sy Scholfield as born on May 5th 1964 at 14:15pm in Brisbane, Australia 27s28, 153e02, though he has also lived in Hong Kong. Sy has Asperger syndrome and enjoys cryptic crosswords, swimming laps, climbing monutains, and gardening. He started collecting astro-data in his teens and it's become a lifelong hobby. Sy has been a vegetarian nearly his whole life and a vegan since 2002.