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Ian Davis

Ian Davis

Head of Payroll
Direct Line Group

Leeds, United Kingdom


Ian has been working in the Payroll industry for over 25 years with a track record of leading teams in large organisations, particularly Royal Mail where he spent 7 years being responsible for ensuring the timely and accurate pay of 200,000 employees. Since leaving Royal Mail Ian has worked for a large food manufacturing company and for the last 5 years has been heading up the payroll function at Direct Line Group.

Ian has always tried to promote the Payroll function both internally and externally, with the last 3 companies he’s worked for having achieved either the PQP or PAS accreditations from CIPP.

Ian has always embraced change and worked closely with HMRC when they initially implemented voluntary payrolling. Direct Line Group were the first company to use HMRC’s new voluntary payrolling portal/process.


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