About

Pinpoint was established in 2015 and has grown into a trusted business working with multiple organisations including NGOs, national Government departments, businesses, research organisations and international entities. We provide independent research, advisory, strategy development and facilitation services. Our focus is on corporate responsibility, adding value to supply chains, sustainable food systems, environmental and social economic research, green skills and sustainable livelihoods.
Pinpoint is founded on the principle of collaboration, and through doing so, works in partnership with various delivery bodies, institutions and individuals to aid in the positive transformation of our country.

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Dr Nicola Jenkin

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Nicola has over 25 years’ experience in the sustainability and socio-economic arenas. She established Pinpoint following her return to South Africa in 2015. Prior to that she worked in the UK for 15 years. She is an experienced advisor, senior researcher and facilitator. Nicola holds a PhD on Systems of Innovation from the University of the Witwatersrand, and a Masters in Environmental Education from Rhodes University. She is an enthusiastic photographer, birder and enjoys walking in the local Cape mountains. 

Partnerships & Collaborations

United Nation’s One Planet Sustainable Food Systems logo

Pinpoint is an elected member of the United Nation’s One Planet Sustainable Food Systems Programme’s Multi-stakeholders Advisory Committee (MAC).

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Nicola Jenkin is a Research Associate at the Sustainability Institute, linked to the University of Stellenbosch. The SI engages in transformative learning towards just and generative futures.

University of the Witwatersrand’s Centre for Researching Education & Labour (REAL) logo

Nicola Jenkin is an NRF post-doctoral student in skills and industry, and associate researcher at the University of the Witwatersrand’s Centre for Researching Education & Labour (REAL).

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Pinpoint sits on the National Environmental Skills Planning Forum, a Department of Forestry, Fisheries & Environment (DEFF) led initiative which recognises the need for building capacity and green skills development for a sustainable South Africa.