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Sarah Gillard

School of Management Advisory Board Member

Director, Insight and Assurance, John Lewis Partnership

Black and white selfie of Sarah Gillard smiling at the camera.


Sarah has been Director, Insight and Assurance within the Personnel function at John Lewis Partnership since 2017. She co-ordinates Personnel strategy and provides thought-leadership and assurance on the development and sustainability of the Partnership model.

She has previously worked:

  • in fashion buying and merchandising for major high street retailers
  • as the Head of Merchandising, John Lewis Furniture
  • as the Head of Strategy, John Lewis

Additional posts

Sarah is also a Trustee of the John Lewis Foundation.


  • BA, Politics, Philosophy and Economics, New College, Oxford