Dr. Sebunya is one of the few women in freight logistics in East Africa and distinguished leader in the industry. Her experience spans two decades. She is the founder and the managing director of BTS Clearing and Forwarding Limited, one of the leading freight logistics companies in Uganda and East Africa. She is the Chairman of a leading Cargo Freight Station (CFS) in East Africa. She is also a consultant in the freight logistics and transport sectors and Chair of the Board of Associated Freight Logistics Centre, a consulting company in Uganda.
In the area of leadership, she is a founder member of both the Uganda Freight Forwarders Association (UFFA) and the Federation of East African Freight Forwarders Associations (FEAFFA). She is the immediate Past Chairperson of UFFA, and President of FEAFFA. Merian is a Board member of Private Sector Foundation of Uganda chairing the National Logistics Platform and, until recently, chaired the Transport & Logistics Technical Working Group of the Presidential Investors Round Table Forum.
Merian has formerly served on the Board of East African Business Council and of TradeMark East Africa, an organization of 12 Donor Countries and Development Partners supporting East African integration and increased trade.
Merian has also served and supported many public sector committees, fora and boards, in various ministries, e.g, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Works & Transport, Ministry of Trade, Ministry of East African Community Affairs and the East African Community itself including negotiations of Common Market Protocol, Customs Union Protocol and wrote and presented the private sector position on the Single Customs Territory model that could be applied at the time and in the circumstances, which was the model adopted by the region - the 'destination clearance' model. Merian is also the current Chairman of Uganda Road Fund Board.