Ian hodson, Housing 21
Ian hodson
director of people and culture
Housing 21

Ian is the Director of People and Culture at Housing 21overseeing all aspects of people management including reward, payroll, pensions, employee benefits, HR systems and executive remuneration. Having started his career in finance before moving specifically in to reward Ian has a background in both the public and private sector having previously worked for Moy Park, Mars, Prudential, Lincolnshire County Council and the University of Lincoln.A firm believer and champion in the importance of reward strategy as a driver for change and in supporting organisational success, Ian has previously overseen teams that have been acknowledged for their achievements at awards for their innovative work including winning the 2021 and 2022 Employee Benefits Grand Prix award. Ian is the current board member of the Education Competencies Consortium who focus on ensuring fair and equal pay through role evaluation and reward frameworks.Ian has also been a recipient of the Pay and Benefits Career Accomplishment Award and was also the Employee Benefits Reward Professional of the Year in 2019. Ian also regularly contributes to professional publications and conferences within the sector providing insights into the future of work.