Staff Profiles


Office Staff
Staffphotos-2 Amy Lawson – SHARP Manager and Holiday Programmes
Amy has been a part of the SHARP team as a leader, supervisor and After-School Programme Coordinator, so is a breathing example of how we develop leaders here at SHARP.
Her recent 3 years of teaching adds to the experience she brings to SHARP. Amy has many years of leadership experience including SWBC Young Adults Coordinator, Localised Sport Coordinator, Eastercamp Safety Team and Activities Coordinator, Staff Trustee at Aidanfield Christian School, Oaklands/Westlake Neighbourhood Community Leadership Team and more.
Staffphotos-7 Lotu Ausage – After-School Programmes & Rowleyz SHARP
Lotu grew up in the Rowley Community and has a huge passion for helping young people achieve their potential. She started SHARP as a leader, then tutor and has now been Coordinating Rowleyz SHARP for at least 5 years. She is currently coordinating the After School Programme at our Spreydon and Halswell sites also. She is very good at spotting future leaders and supporting them to step up in their strengths. Lotu is very involved in organising and leading at her church including worship and youth. She shows huge depth of insight which was demonstrated during her term as Board Trustee for Rowley Avenue Primary School. Her energy, talent and vision for the local community is inspiring and we look forward to seeing where she takes Rowleyz SHARP.
Staffphotos-9 Ann-Marie Smith – Accounts Administration
As well as raising three fantastic children with her husband, Ann-Marie works part-time for SHARP to manage the accounts and payments when families register their children with our programmes. She volunteers her time towards being a Trustee on Enrich Trust Board and is very active in her local community. Ann-Marie has a wonderful eye for detail. She is very savvy with our database making her a huge asset to our team.
Staffphotos-11 Judith Whittam – Finance Officer
Judith has an extensive background in finance and oversees the monthly collation of data to be presented in our accounts, as well as coordinating the annual audit of our accounts. She is very knowledgeable and brings a wealth of experience with her. As well as raising two boys,  and overseeing the accounts for at multiple other trusts, Judith is able to calculate the SHARP accounts quickly and accurately. She is a huge asset to our team and we are very excited to have her with us at SHARP.