| Partner and Assistant Buyer, Gift, Games and Candleshop, John Lewis
Lucy Benham is a buyer at John Lewis, responsible for buying board games and puzzles among other things for the past 6 years. Lucy has worked for
John Lewis for her whole career, starting as a graduate trainee in stores before moving into eCommerce when John Lewis first set up an online presence, and then onto buying. Lucy has bought for categories such as bed linen, garden furniture; beds, mattresses and bedroom furniture and gifting.
Working for an employee owned organisation, Lucy works consistently to uphold the John Lewis Partnership values of ensuring products are sourced and sold with integrity, helping Partners and communities to thrive and innovate to reduce environment impact.
Lucy believes passionately in the educational aspect of toys and games. Lucy enjoys testing out new game concepts with her fiancée and their two young children, looking to ensure that products are commercial, bring real enjoyment to customers and compliment a wide-ranging assortment.
Away from work, Lucy volunteers at her children’s primary school, supporting children with their reading and learning. Lucy is also closely involved with the school parent teacher association.
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