Mercy Erhi Makpor is a Senior Research Assistant at the United Nations University (UNU-EGOV) since 2019.
She is also an experienced Researcher and Sustainability Expert. Her research area is in Digital Governance with a specialism in Digital Inclusion, Gender Equality, and Social Inclusion. She also has robust expertise in Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility pertaining to third-party relationships, stakeholder engagements, and effective CSR integration in the Extractive Sector. Prior to joining the UNU-EGOV, Mercy has had over a decade of experience in policy consultancy while working with professionals around the globe. Her current research is in the following areas: Digital Inclusion (marginalized, vulnerable, and under-represented groups); Gender mainstreaming, gender equality, equity, diversity, and intersectionality; Change Management, Innovation, and Digital Governance.
Mercy has authored and co-authored several scientific papers and published in international peer-reviewed journals. She has chaired conferences and delivered lectures to government and private officials, as well as the Postgraduate Level of the Integrated Master in Information Systems Engineering and Management at the University of Minho, Portugal.
She holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration (University of Minho, Portugal), a Master's Degree in International Economy and Business (Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary), and a BSc in Accounting (University of Benin, Nigeria).