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Ms. Nicola Jenkin


Sustainable food systems and green skills consultant and researcher

at Pinpoint Sustainability (Business Sector)

South Africa

Partners network of a programme: Sustainable Food Systems

About my work

Nicola is Director and founder of pinpoint sustainability, with over 20 years experience of driving change in the private and public sectors. She has a strong international background, having worked extensively in South Africa, United Kingdom and Europe. Most recently as part of the Leadership Team at Anthesis, and Key Account Manager at the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP). Nicola has a deep and practical understanding of the retail, food, drink, hospitality and fashion sectors and their supply (value) chains. She has advised and managed projects for small specialist companies through to large multi-national corporations such as Accolade Wines, Amcor, Asda, Coca-Cola, Cott Beverages, Danone Waters, European Commission, H&M, Heineken, MolsonCoors, Nestle, SABMiller, Tesco, The Co-operative and TransOcean. She holds a Masters in Environmental Education (Rhodes University), and an Honours in Environmental and Geographical Science (University of Cape Town).

Areas of expertise

Sustainability Themes

Ecosystems & Natural Resources, Food systems, Agriculture and fishery, Education, Waste, Other

Sectors of activity

Energy, Food & Beverage, Public Procurement, Industrial Sector


Africa, Europe and Central Asia, Middle East