Emily Sharp

Director of Strategy, Performance and Learning (Suva)

Ms. Emily Sharp has 20 years of experience in applied science practice, strategy, policy, programme design and monitoring, evaluation and learning. She holds a Master’s of Public Health from Charles Darwin University, and a postgraduate qualification in Assessment and Evaluation from University of Melbourne.

Strategy, Performance and Learning (SPL) is a specialised unit within SPC’s Office of the Director-General. SPL has staff based at our headquarters in Noumea, as well as our regional office in Suva. The team has the following core functions: (i) increasing development effectiveness through leading and coordinating corporate monitoring, evaluation, reporting and learning; (ii) supporting the Director-General and the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) in undertaking strategic corporate initiatives, including organisational planning, organisational improvement or start-up projects and iii) serving as a strategic coordination point for key relationships with external stakeholders, including member countries and territories, donors and development partners. Ms. Sharp’s background and skills will position her well as she assumes the leadership of this important function at SPC.

(Update: 2019)