Mercedes was born in Vietnam and spent her youth living in Paris, France and London, UK where she studied International Business, specialised in Asia before starting her career in Luxury Advocacy. Mercedes has always been active in different NPOs throughout her time in France and in England with the main responsibility to develop its social network and recruit and manage volunteers.
At LIN Center for Community Engagement, Mercedes is in charge of Individual Philanthropy Advisory with the main responsibility to understand, advise and accompany philanthropists to build mid to long term donation strategies related to their beliefs. Besides, Mercedes is also in charge of the Fundraising activities. She organises and manages social events from friendly to prestigious, private to public by partnering with F&B, hospitality industry, artists, chambers of commerce, consulates and embassies to unify and fundraise for the community.