Mr. Joseph Pereira is a Post-Graduate in Management (MBA) from IIM Calcutta and is a Fellow member of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICWAI). He also has a BSc degree in Maths, Physics from St. Xavier College, Mumbai, and a Postgraduate certificate in Managerial Maths/OR from St. Xavier Institute, Mumbai. He joined Grindwell Norton in 1975, which was then taken over later by Saint-Gobain, France
He has held and headed various positions in Grindwell Norton and in the Saint-Gobain India group and was a Board Director in Grindwell Norton and the Saint-Gobain India, Group Companies, since 1999. He was an Executive Director on the Board of Grindwell Norton (Listed Company) and Saint-Gobain India and retired in May 2014.
He was subsequently appointed as the Independent Director of Saint-Gobain Sekurit India Ltd, a listed company in May 2019.