Since 2018, Mercy is the director of Tropenbos Ghana. She has a background in natural resources management and is also a forester by training. She is experienced in engaging communities in developing and implementing sustainable livelihood schemes. She has executed projects that have promoted community’s management in biodiversity conservation by facilitating multi-stakeholder dialogues and platforms at local, national and policy levels. Mercy furthermore has experience in policy formulation, review and implementation, the identification and analysis of gender roles in natural resource management, climate resilient landscapes approaches, and knowledge of the context, principles and relevance of integrated landscape approaches for natural resource governance.