Giuseppe Mercuri helps coordinate all internal systems and general operational support practices for PHR. He works closely on IT services, facilities, and maintenance, and provides secondary support to the human resources department. In addition, he specifically manages the operational needs of PHR’s headquarters in New York City.
Before joining PHR, Mercuri worked as an office coordinator for Human Rights First, where he oversaw multiple operational functions, including building and vendor management, intern program coordination, and HR supplemental support. Mercuri’s prior experience also includes AmeriCorps, where he spent one year assigned to the New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and another assigned to the International Rescue Committee Resettlement office in New York.
Mercuri holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and International Relations from the University of Rome “La Sapienza,” and a Master’s degree in International Relations and International Protection of Human Rights from the Italian Society for International Organizations. Originally from Rome, Italy, Mercuri is a native Italian speaker, is fluent in English, and speaks Spanish at an intermediate level.