Media contacts

Here you'll find the contact information for the Partnership's communications team, the John Lewis press team and the Waitrose press team. If you have a query, please get in touch.
Simon Fowler

Simon Fowler

Director of Communications

Simon is responsible for the communications strategy for the Partnership with the prime objective of deepening and broadening understanding of the Partnership as a dynamic, progressive business with a unique ownership structure and culture and to underpin the ambitious growth and development plans of the business. Simon manages the Partnership's communications team which has responsibility for government and media relations, internal communications including the Partnership's weekly magazine, The Gazette and the John Lewis Partnership website.


Clayton Hirst

Clayton Hirst

Group Head of Corporate Affairs

Clayton leads the Partnership's Corporate Affairs team. He is responsible for: Group corporate communications; engagement with government, Parliament and policy makers; and for business information and intelligence.


Sarah Henderson

Sarah Henderson

Group Senior External Communications Manager

Tel: 020 7592 5466
Email: sarah.henderson@johnlewis.co.uk

Sarah is a spokesperson for Group, responsible for promoting and protecting the reputation of the John Lewis Partnership. Sarah is also responsible for communicating the Partnership's financial results and writing the Partnership's Annual Report and Accounts.


Marita Upeniece

Marita Upeniece

Group Senior External Communications Manager, Corporate Affairs

Tel: 020 7592 2069
 maria.upeniece@johnlewis.co.uk

Marita is a spokesperson for Group and leads and supports on the external communication of significant projects across the John Lewis Partnership.