Mr. Philips A Ioryina holds a B. Sc in Business Administration, with major in financial management from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the Bayero University, Kano. He also has several professional certificates cutting across accountancy, taxation, banking and management consulting. These include; Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ACA), Certified Forensic Accountant of Nigeria (CFAN), Certificate of Proficiency in International Financial Reporting
Standards (IFRS) issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria. Mr. Ioryina is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (FCTI), a Certified Microfinance Banker of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria and a member of several management consulting professional bodies (MCIB, MIMC etc). Mr. Ioryina worked as a banker for over twenty (20) years at senior and executive management levels and had practiced accountancy, taxation and management consulting for many years. Before joining the services of the University of Mkar, as the Bursar, Mr. Ioryina was the Managing Director/CEO of Bam Microfinance Bank Plc for 10 years. His diligence, wealth of academic and professional leadership as well as management competencies fostered a robust growth at Bam MFB. Before that, he had worked with a number of Merchant and Commercial Banks, including the Nigerian American Merchant Bank and Finbank Plc.