Technical Advisory

Dr. Mutjinde Katjiua

serves as an associate professor for the Master of Integrated Land Management (MILM) programme at the Polytechnic of Namibia since 2009. He is an experienced researcher with extensive training and expertise over the past 20 years in rangeland ecology, mammalian herbivore-plant interactions, plant defensive strategies, land degradation, environmental assessments, local-level decision-making systems for natural resource management, environmental resources mapping and natural resource management. Dr. Katjiua holds a Doctorate degree in Conservation Ecology from the University of Stellenbosch, a Master of Applied Science in Natural Resource Management from the University of Canberra (Australia), a postgraduate diploma in Environmental Management and Development from the Australian National University, and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Namibia.

Mr. Jefta Goreseb

has combined knowledge and experience in business development, support and management, investment/project monitoring and evaluation including water and environmental management. He is currently employed as an Investment Analyst with the Development Bank of Namibia, having worked for Business Financial Solutions as a Business Development Officer. Previously he was a Programme Coordinator and Environmental officer for the City of Windhoek and as a Water desk officer for the Desert Research Foundation of Namibia. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Leicester University (United Kingdom), Master of Science in Water Resources and Livelihood Security from Linkoping University (Sweden) as well as a Bachelor of Science from University of Namibia (Namibia).

Mr. Petrus Muteyauli

has comprehensive knowledge of sustainable economic development planning and growth stimulation with 10 years experience working in the Ministry of Environment and Tourism as a lead research on tourism and environmental economics. He holds a Master Degree in Public Policy and Administration with specialisation in macroeconomics and public finance as well as environmental policy and sustainable development. He also holds an Advanced Postgraduate Specialist Degree in Tourism Economics from the University of Balearic Island in Spain with strong emphasis on environmental economics, environmental policy tools, tourism economics, advanced micro/macroeconomics and project management. In addition, Mr. Muteyauli holds a first Bachelor Degree of Arts in Economics, Sociology and Geography.

Ms. Olga Katjiuongua

is a Manager of Strategy and Development Fund at the Social Security Commission since May 2011. She has over 7 years of experience in community based tourism and tourism in general which covers areas of product development, business planning and advice, marketing, training, joint venture facilitation, project/contract management, fund raising and policy development. She served as the Executive Director of NACOBTA, a community based tourism NGO, and as a Deputy Director of Tourism in the Ministry of Environment and Tourism. She also has over 5 years of experience in the field of education, at secondary and tertiary level. She holds a post graduate Diploma in Education from Rand Afrikaans University, a Bachelor Degree in Accounting from the University of Namibia and is finalizing her thesis for an MSc in Accounting and Finance from the University of Namibia.