Godfrey Joseph Pereira was born in Pali Village, Bandra, Bombay. He was the assistant editor, Society magazine, Sunday magazine and India Today. Pereira also covered the first Gulf War from Israel. Several years later, he migrated to the United States, and worked as a reporter/writer with News India, India Abroad and India Monitor in New York City. Godfrey currently works as events director at the Monroe Center for the Arts in Hoboken, New Jersey.