Kirsten Johnston

At-Large Member
CEO, JWDK

Kirsten Johnston successfully brought her design firm, JWDK, to Shanghai in 2014 after 11 years in London. She specialises in branding companies across a wide range of sectors as well as branding property and places throughout China’s growing cities. Under her leadership, the JWDK team won no less than 14 international awards for their work across 2018 and 2019. 

Kirsten completed an International MBA programme at Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University (XJTLU), graduating in 2019 with Distinction for her placemaking research. She has been Chair of the Marketing Committee at BritCham Shanghai for almost two years and her most notable achievement so far is the launch of the Live Lounge Podcast Series. As a member of the Executive Committee, Kirsten hopes to crystallise and evolve the brand of the Chamber across the region.

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