Allen Pereira has graduated in History & Economics at St Aloysius College Mangalore, and has earned a Master’s in Social Work (MSW) with specialization in Labor Welfare & Industrial Organization from the University of Mysore. During this period also underwent an intensive program in Effective Trade Union Leadership conducted by the XLRI Jamshedpur at the Indian Social Institute Bengaluru.
His career includes experience in the Syndicate Bank where after handling several assignments, the Governmentof India appointed him the Executive Director of the ORIENTAL BANK OF COMMERCE with Head quarters at Delhi, for a term of five years. He was elevated to the post of Chairman & Managing Director of Bank of Maharashtra, a Public Sector bank ,with Head Quarters at Pune.
Allen has also held the post of Vice Chairman, IBA’s Bipartite negotiations team and has contributed significantly for aligning Union demands with Business & Operational requirements of banks and rationalizing wage and benefits costs to the industry;
He has held the post of DIRECTOR-NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF BANK MANAGEMENT, the premier institution for Research, Education Training & Consultancy in Banking, set up by the Reserve Bank of India and Banks. Besides providing advanced learning in Banking & Finance for senior personnel of Banks in India, the Institute trains Executives nominated by Governmentst and Banking Institutions from across the world, especially from S.America, SAARC countries, Middle East and Eastern Europe. The Institute has collaborative progranmes with Kellogg School of Management USA as well as the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management Frankfurt Germany
In addition to a multi dimensional career, Allen Pereira has served as Member of Governing Board/Council, Indian Institute OF Banking & Finance(IIBF) as well as Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
He is also Member Board of Trustees and Vice President World Konkani Language & Cultural Foundation, Vishwa Konkani Kendra Mangaluru, Member, Board of Studies School of Management, Manipal University, Manipal, and Member, Governing Council St Joseph Engineering College Vamanjoor Mangaluru