Member Details

John Lewis Partnership

Clayton Hirst

Group Head of Corporate Affairs

Clayton is Group Head of Corporate Affairs at the John Lewis Partnership. Before joining the Partnership, Clayton was Director of External Communications at Virgin Media. He moved from Ofcom where he was Director of Communications. Clayton’s early career was in journalism, latterly on the Independent on Sunday.

Company Details

John Lewis began trading in 1864 on London’s Oxford Street, and has grown to become the largest omni-channel retailer in the UK with 48 John Lewis shops (34 department stores including 4 in the North West, 12 John Lewis at home and shops at St Pancras International and Heathrow Terminal 2) and a growing online business.