County Treasurer – £114,502

Mary Davis picture Mary Davis is the County Treasurer – Head of Devon Finance Services.

Role and responsibilities

Mary is the Section 151 officer, responsible for all financial matters within the County Council and the Devon Pension Fund. She looks after gross revenue budgets of just under £1.2 billion, a five-year capital programme of nearly £500 million and a Pension Fund valued at about £2.8 billion.


Mary did her accountancy training in the Health Service and had spells working for a London borough and two large district councils.

She joined Devon County Council in 1990 and has undertaken the lead finance role in the then Environment and Social Services Directorates before moving into Corporate Finance.

Mary also manages the Devon Audit Partnership, a shared service with Plymouth and Torbay.

See the direct reports for County Treasurer below:

County Treasurer direct reports

Mary’s direct reports are: (please note that the links below are intended for Devon County Council staff only and are therefore not publicly available)

  • Angie Sinclair
  • Martin Oram
  • Mark Gayler
  • Mat Thorpe
  • Robert Hutchins

Please note that due to the implementation of a new HR system the links to structure charts are not currently available. We are working on a new process in order to be able to provide this information again.