Ms. Mary is currently a member of Board of Directors at International Development Institute –Africa (IDIA). She is also currently the Director of Finance and Administration at IDIA .

Ms. Oyaya holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Nairobi (2002), a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Geography from the University of Nairobi (1994) and a National Diploma in Business Management (Part 1, 6) from the Kenya Institute of Management  (1996). In addition, she has undetaken a Credit Management Course at the School of Credit Management Kenya (2003).

Ms. Oyaya is a distinguished professional with experience spanning multidimensional technical competence in Finance, Credit Management, Customer care, capacity building, Business Planning and development, Microfinance, Research and Marketing.

She has also worked at DHL World-wide Express (finance department) where her roles mainly revolved around credit management and customer care.  She has volunteer experience as a sales and marketing advisor to Africa Health and Development (AHEAD) Management Services.

Ms. Oyaya possesses broad cross cultural and multidisciplinary experience and is able to work with professional teams and communities from diverse technical and cultural backgrounds.