Engr. Mercado has been with the Commission for thirty-two (32) years. He joined in 1989 as Frequency Spectrum Analyst (FSA), and later on was promoted to Engineer I, Engineer II, Engineer III, and Engineer V prior to his appointment as OIC-RD in 2021.

Engr. Mercado was a Board of Director of the Institute of Electronics Engineers of the Philippines, Quezon City Chapter in 2012 and 2020, respectively.

Engr. Mercado is a Professional Electronics Engineer with a Post Degree of Master’s in Business Administration (MBA).

An advocate and continued improvement and development of regulatory practices for better telecommunications and information infrastructure and service.