Sir Charlie Mayfield
Chairman, John Lewis Partnership Chair, UK Commission on Employment and Skills
Sir Charlie Mayfield became the Partnership’s Chairman in 2007. Previously, he was Managing Director, Development Director (responsible for developing the Partnership’s online strategy) and Head of Business Development (responsible for business strategy and development). Prior to joining John Lewis, he worked with consumer and retail organizations at McKinsey & Co. and SmithKline Beecham as the Marketing Manager. Sir Mayfield is the Government appointed Chair of the UK Commission for Employment and Skills, President of the Employee Ownership Association and a Director of Central Surrey Health Trustee Limited. He received a knighthood in June 2013 for services to business.