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Dr John Sebastian Pereira

Associate Professor in Finance

Department of Accounting, Finance and Informatics, Kingston University

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  • Kingston University, PhD, Banking and Finance, 2015
  • Kingston University, MSc. Management and Business Research, 2012
  • Kingston University, MSc. Banking and Finance, 2010
  • NMIMS University, PGDBA (MBA), Business Administration, 2009

Teaching & Experience

  • 2022 onwards : Visiting Lecturer at London Institute of Banking and Finance, UK.
  • 2022 onwards : Finance Instructor at Financial Edge Ltd, UK.
  • 2022 onwards: Executive Trainer at London Business Training and Consulting Ltd, UK.
  • 2020 onwards: Associate Professor in Finance, Kingston University, UK.
  • 2017 – 2020 : Senior Lecturer in Finance, Kingston University, UK.
  • 2015 – 2017 : Lecturer in Finance, Kingston University, UK.
  • 2018: Visiting Researcher at LUISS University, Department of Management, Italy

Areas Of Expertise

  • Risk management
  • Corporate reporting
  • Non-financial disclosure (ESG)

Additional Information

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  • Certified Management and Business Educator (CMBE),
  • Nationally recognised teaching qualification - Senior Fellow in Higher Education (SFHEA),
  • Globally recognised Project Management qualification - PRINCE2® Foundation Certificate in Project Management,
  • Globally recognised Professional Management Accounting qualification - Associate of the Chartered Management Accountant (ACMA), Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)
  • Malafronte, I., Pereira, J. and Busco, C. (2023) ESG Reporting as a Driver of Value Creation. A Case Study of ABN AMRO (Project Report) CIMA Research Repository : CIMA Research and Insight (Forthcoming)
  • Malafronte, I. and Pereira, J. (2023) ESG performance and impact measurement in the banking industry. In: Busco, C., Consolandi, C., Malafronte, I., Sammarco, F. and Scognamiglio, E., (eds.) The Impact of Organizations Measurement, Management and Corporate Reporting. Routledge Taylor & Francis Group. ISSN (online) 9781003462835 ISBN 9781032612713
  • Malafronte, I. Pereira, J., and Busco, C. (2021) “Corporate culture as a driver of integrated reporting” FM: Financial Management, available at https://www.fm-magazine.com/news/2021/may/corporate-culture-as-a-driver-of-integrated-reporting.html
  • Malafronte, I. and Pereira, J. (2021) Enterprise risk management in the United Kingdom. In: Maffei, Marco, (ed.) Enterprise risk management in Europe. Bingley, U.K.: Emerald Publishing Limited. pp. 243-259. ISBN 9781838672461
  • Malafronte, I. and Pereira, J. (2020) “Integrated thinking : measuring the unobservable”, Meditari Accountancy Research, ISSN (print) 2049-372X. doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/MEDAR-12-2019-0640
  • Malafronte, I., Pereira, J. and Busco, C. (2020) “The role of corporate culture in the choice of integrated reporting”, (Project Report) Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). 20 p. (CIMA Research and Insight, no. 16/2) ISBN 9781859718872. 
  • Pereira, J., Malafronte, I., Sorwar, G. and Nurullah, M. (2019) “Enforcement actions, market movement and depositors’ reaction: evidence from the US banking system”, Journal of Financial Services Research, 55(2-3), pp.143-165. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10693-019-00313-9
  • Busco, C., Malafronte, I., Pereira, J. and Starita, M.G. (2019) “The determinants of companies’ levels of integration: Does one size fit all?”, The British Accounting Review, 51(3), pp.277-298. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bar.2019.01.002
  • Pereira, J., Sorwar, G. and Nurullah, M. (2018) “What drives corporate CDS spreads? A comparison across US, UK and EU firms”, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 56, pp.188-200. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.intfin.2018.02.002
  • Malafronte, I., Starita, M.G. and Pereira, J. (2018) “The effectiveness of risk disclosure practices in the European insurance industry”, Review of Accounting and Finance, 17(1), pp.130-147. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/RAF-09-2016-0150
  • Sorwar, G., Pappas, V., Pereira, J. and Nurullah, M. (2016) “To debt or not to debt: Are Islamic banks less risky than conventional banks?”, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 132, pp.113-126. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2016.10.012