Ityav is a graduate of Business Administration with a major in Banking & Finance from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.He had an MBA from University of Abuja in 2005.He is a graduate of Financial Strategy from SAID Business School, University of Oxford, UK.He has also attended the Advanced Corporate Finance at the London Business School in 2007. Ityav is a trained lawyer and a first class graduate of Economics. He has an LLM from University of Salford UK.
Joseph Terfa Ityav started his banking career with Afribank Plc Lagos as an operations officer. He later joined Standard Trust Bank Plc as Profit Centre Manager. He joined Zenith Bank Plc as a Senior Manager. He was a Regional Bank Head in UBA.He is a member of Nigeria Bar Association, Member Chartered Institute of Arbitration, UK, a Fellow Chartered Institute of Finance and Control and a full member of the Institute of Chartered Finance Professionals, USA.