P.D. Soros Fellowship for New Americans


Dylan Christian Pereira, 2001

MBA/MA, University of Pennsylvania and Johns Hopkins University

Dylan Christian Pereira is an immigrant from India

Fellowship awarded to support work towards an MBA/MA in Business and Finance, Emerging Markets, & International Relations at University of Pennsylvania and Johns Hopkins University

Dylan Pereira is global Head of Strategic Solutions at GLG which provides advisory and market research services, with hubs in New York, Austin, London, and Hong Kong. 

Previously, he was at Barclays as global Head of Strategy for Wealth & Investment Management, and as Group Chief of Staff to Barclays Africa. Earlier in his career, Dylan was a Vice President at Goldman Sachs, and an Engagement Manager at McKinsey. He also served as a Senior Advisor to the Office of Tony Blair, working on economic development and public sector reform in the Middle East.

Dylan holds an MBA from Wharton where he was a Paul & Daisy Soros Fellow, an MA (Distinction) in International Relations from Johns Hopkins’ SAIS, and a BS (Honors) in Electrical Engineering from the University of Miami, which he attended on academic scholarship as an immigrant from India.

Dylan is an Overseer of the International Rescue Committee, previously having served as a board member for six years in the UK. Dylan is also a board member of the Fund for Global Human Rights, which supports local human rights groups worldwide. He currently resides in New York, having previously lived in London, Johannesburg, Kuwait, Sao Paulo, and Mumbai.

  • MBA Business | University of Pennsylvania 2002
  • MA Finance, Emerging Markets, & International Relations | Johns Hopkins University 2002
  • BS Electrical & Computer Engineering | University of Miami 1993
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