Founded in 1995, Compensation Research is a leading provider of remuneration data and analysis in the UK.
For the past 20 years, we have developed a database of clients who rely on our data analysis for support in designing optimal compensation packages appropriate to their pay markets. We provide data analysis across a range of sectors, including management consultancy, actuarial & investment consulting services, pension scheme administration, life insurance sales and financial planning services.
By focusing on these specialist areas, we are able to work with highly focused and targeted sets of data and can provide more relevant insights into these sectors. We build strong networks with our professional peers in common market areas, which gives us a deeper view of the market and prevailing trends.
We also perform bespoke analyses for our existing clients on request, drilling down into the data in order to provide detailed analysis tailored to our clients’ specific business needs.
Meet The Team
David OwenManaging Director
David is the founder of CompRes. He has been involved in the pay and benefits arena throughout his career, starting his working life as a corporate pension scheme specialist with Willis Towers Watson and Capita companies, and later joining Hay Management Consultants. At Hay David focused primarily on total remuneration issues and also had an interest in job evaluation.
Away from the office, among David’s main interests and relaxations are playing golf, skiing and following the fortunes of AFC Bournemouth.
David J Owen
David has been involved in financial services in the 20 years since he graduated from Oxford University, spending the first decade of his working life in the City at some of the world’s leading global investment banks. He joined CompRes in 2011 to help develop the remuneration surveys.
An active member of his local road cycling club, David is happiest when cycling in the Surrey Hills or the French Alps. He also enjoys classical music and is often to be found at the Southbank Centre or the Royal Opera House.