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Dr John Pereira

Lecturer in Finance
Accounting, Finance and Informatics

Kingston Business School, Kingston Hill KT2 7LB
Room: KH.BS.2019

+44 (0) 208 417 9000 Ext: 66596


John has over 10 years of experience working in the Accounting and Finance field. He has been teaching on a range of Accounting and Finance subjects at undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA programmes at Kingston University. He has also worked as Sessional lecturer/Module leader/Bloomberg trainer and supervised postgraduate research projects at Kingston University, London South bank University and University of West London. John is experienced in undertaking collaborative teaching and research with academics and industry personnel and has industry experience working across Banking and Market research sector. Before joining Kingston University, John worked for Citigroup as a team leader for credit underwriting department. John's main research expertise is in measuring and modelling corporate credit risk using credit derivatives. Apart from this, his research interest spans across credit and market risk management, strategic decision making, business finance, venture capital, small business research and behavioral finance. John has received the Association of Corporate Treasurer's Award and the Best Research Student award by Kingston University and also recently submitted his PhD thesis in corporate credit risk modelling.

Research Interest(s)

  • Corporate credit risk measurement and modelling
  • Credit derivatives market dynamics
  • Integrated Reporting


Kingston University (2012 – till date)

  • Basic, Intermediate & Advanced level training courses & workshops on Bloomberg Professional Software, DataStream, SPSS & Microsoft Excel (Level 7)
  • Financial Modelling and Research Methods (Level 7)
  • Financial Accounting & Financial Management (Level 7)
  • Management Accounting (Level 7)
  • Strategic Marketing Decisions – The Financial aspect of Corporate Strategic Decision Making (Level 7)
  • Workshop on Financial Risk Management and Corporate Finance (Level 7)
  • Post Graduate Dissertation Marking & Supervision (Level 7)
  • Lab sessions on Quantitative Research Methods – SPSS & Statistics (Level 7)
  • Corporate Finance (Level 6)
  • Advanced Management Accounting (Level 6)
  • Advanced Accounting for Management Decisions (Level 6)
  • Managing Resources (Level 5)
  • Business Research Methods (Level 5)
  • Business Management - Using Excel for Statistical Analysis (Level 4)

London South Bank University (2014 - 2015) 

  • Credit Risk Management (Level 7)
  • Bloomberg Training for Staff and Students

University of West London (2012 - 2013)

  • Credit Risk Management (Level 7)
  • Post Graduate Dissertation Marking & Supervision (Level 7) 

Recent Publications

Number of items: 7.


Sorwar, Ghulam, Pappas, Vasileios, Pereira, John and Nurullah, Mohamed (2016) To debt or not to debt : are Islamic banks less risky than conventional banks? Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 132(Suppl), pp. 113-126. ISSN (print) 0167-2681

Conference or Workshop Item

Malafronte, Irma, Nurullah, Mohamed, Pereira, John and Sorwar, Ghulam (2016) Enforcement actions, market movement and depositors’ reaction: evidence from the US banking system. In: 6th International Conference of the Financial Engineering and Banking Society: Banking, Finance and Institutions: Stability and Risk; 10-12 Jun 2016, Malaga, Spain. (Unpublished)

Malafronte, Irma, Pereira, John, Starita, Maria Grazie and Busco, Cristiano (2016) Integrated reporting and thinking: an empirical analysis of STOXX Europe 600 firms. In: Integrated Thinking & Reporting in Practice; 17-18 Nov 2016, Rome, Italy. (Unpublished)

Pereira, John, Nurullah, Mohamed and Sorwar, Ghulam (2015) Effect of policy announcements on US and UK corporate CDS returns during the financial crisis. In: Behavioural Finance Working Group Conference: Financial Regulation; 11-12 Jun 2015, London, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Pereira, John, Nurullah, Mohamed and Sorwar, Ghulam (2014) What drives corporate CDS spreads? A comparison across US, UK and Eurozone markets. In: European Financial Management Association (EFMA) 23rd Annual Meeting; 25-28 Jun 2014, Rome, Italy.

Heidari, A., Pereira, J.M., Wen, J., Tam, V., Ghasemnejad, H., Shariff, H., Donchev, T. and Johnson, M (2011) Towards understanding the Buncefield explosion through advanced numerical analysis and experimental investigations. In: Hazards XXII - process safety and environmental protection; 11-14 Apr 2011, Liverpool, U.K..


Pereira, John (2015) An empirical investigation of corporate credit default swap spreads and returns. (PhD thesis), Kingston University.

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