Mercy joined Conciliation Resources in May 2021 as the Manager of the Pacific Programme. She has worked on Australian DFAT programs in PNG and recently with Pacific Women Shaping Pacific Development Program. Mercy has been involved in health & HIV, gender equality and women’s empowerment and youth development programs in the Pacific region. She has a Master of Development and Gender Studies degree from the University of Melbourne and is currently finalising her PhD studies on Pacific island masculinities from the RMIT University in Australia. Mercy is interested in the meaningful and constructive engagement of men and boys in relation to violence and conflict prevention.