Jocelyn Muller

Jocelyn Muller

Senior Researcher MPhil Development Studies (current), Postgraduate diploma in petroleum management & economics
Jocelyn is based in South Africa

Jocelyn Muller is an experienced Development researcher in qualitative and quantitative methods. In the past 15 years she has developed these skills through field and desk research.

Her strength lies in designing and implementing innovative participatory methods that ensure the involvement of a variety of stakeholders; these are based on a range of techniques using Appreciative Inquiry and People-centered approaches. The work undertaken thus far has been in the areas of ICT4D, climate change adaptation and energy for development sectors; encompassing environmental sustainability, gender equality and socio-economic prosperity.

Past projects and stakeholder engagement include:

•World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
•Sustainable Livelihoods Foundation
•Energy Research Centre, University of Cape Town
•Department of Minerals and Energy

Areas of expertise:

•conceptualization and design of research approach and methodology
•development of innovative data collection tools and techniques
•experienced in in-depth interviewing, focus group discussions and café conversations
•excellent stakeholder networking and relationship-building skills
•adept at developing materials and training on energy efficiency, ICT4D, climate adaptation from a gendered perspective
•design, management and administration of qualitative and quantitative research fieldwork