Our structure

Our governance structure is designed to safeguard the Partnership's future, enhance its prosperity and ensure its integrity.

The Partnership operates through a series of delegated authorities and assurance mechanisms whilst ensuring that the views of Partners are heard.


John Lewis Partnership Trust Ltd
 
The Partnership Council
(GA)
The Partnership Board
(operates in accordance with matters reserved for the Board)
(MG)
The Chairman
(MG)

 

With governance and assurance from Partnership Board Committees (GA):
- Audit and Risk Committee
- Remuneration Committee
- Chairman's Nominations Committee
- Corporate Responsibility Committee
delegate to...
Partners Counsellor
(GA)
Managing Director Waitrose
(MG)
Manging Director John Lewis
(MG)
Finance Director
(MG)
Group
Development
Director
(MG)
Director of Personnel
(MG)
delegate to...
  Waitrose Management Board (MG) John Lewis Management Board (MG)      
Internal Audit and Risk Management
(GA)
Provides assurance to the Board through the Audit and Risk Committee on the Partnership's risk management and controls, and the integrity of the Annual Report and Accounts
MG = Management and Governance responsibilities  GA = Governance and assurance body