Leadership

Our leadership team works with more than 500 dedicated professionals from 17 global offices.

Steve Gallagher
Chairman
Steve has held CEO and executive positions with multinational businesses in various sectors including Payments, Transit, Industrial Automation, Building Technology and Power Systems. Steve has deep experience in the Transit sector having served as the CEO of Vix Technology (and its predecessor ERG) from 2006 to 2015. In this role he significantly grew Vix Technology through a range of acquisitions and joint ventures, including establishing China City Railway Transportation Technology Holdings (CCRTT) which was listed on the HKEX Hang Seng. In more recent times, Steve’s focus has been on serving in governance roles, holding several Non-Executive Director positions in ASX-listed, public and private companies. Steve also takes a strong interest in developing other executives, and he provides peer mentoring and coaching services to CEO's through The Executive Connection (TEC).
Duncan Saville
Non-Executive Director
Duncan's involvement with Vix Technology and the AFC (automated fare collection) industry now extends to over 15 years when he was appointed a director of Vix's predecessor company. A Chartered Accountant by profession, his corporate finance and strategic experience extends to multiple sectors including utilities, technology, fund management and financial services. As well as being a Director and the past Chairman of Vix Technology, Duncan helps manage a technology fund. Duncan is passionate about Vix Technology and its role as a leader and innovator in the transit industry.
Paul Bethell
Non-Executive Director
Paul has more than 25 years business and HR experience in the electronics, telecommunications, IT and technology sectors for private and publicly listed organisations across Australia, New Zealand, Asia, North America and the UK. He has significant experience in talent acquisition, business integration, talent assessment and development, as well as organisational design facilitation, change management planning and implementation support, and is passionate about bringing a focus and expertise to helping organisations achieve better outcomes through their people. Paul holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Canterbury and has attended the University of Michigan’s Advanced Executive HR Program.
Shane Quinn
Chief Executive Officer
Shane brings more than 25 years of experience as an executive and general manager leading sales & marketing, commercial and customer delivery teams in the Technology, Telecommunications and Energy sectors. He has held senior roles in Landis+Gyr (a Toshiba Company), Spark (Telecom New Zealand) and Aegis, working across the European, North American and Asia Pacific markets. Shane’s core areas of expertise are market planning and strategy development with a strong focus on delivery and driving customer satisfaction. He holds an M.B.A. from the University of Technology - Sydney, along with Executive Development education from IMD Business School in Switzerland and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).
Adrian Kelly
Chief Product Officer
Adrian most recently served as Chief Product Officer at ValidSoft Limited where he led product and development teams, defining and executing product and services strategy including successfully launching the company's next generation authentication product with customers in Europe and America. He served as Director of Products and Services at Sage Group plc, where he focused on developing and executing a strategy to consolidate the product portfolio, move the business online and embed user experience excellence in key products. He led the product marketing and solutions team at SpinVox, defining innovative propositions and business models for this market leader in speech technology products and services, driving explosive growth in traffic and revenue. Adrian's 20 years of experience in accelerating growth in technology businesses and in a range of leadership roles focused on products and services is a key strength he brings to the executive leadership team.
David Maitland
Chief Operating Officer
David has an extensive background in transit retailing and operations, working for both transit operators and service providers that supply to the industry. He most recently served as CEO North America of Scheidt and Bachmann, running the US and Canadian operations. Prior to this, David worked for Go Ahead Group plc, delivering programmes around account based ticketing on rail, EMV payments on buses and led the development of On Track Retail, Go Ahead’s highly successful web retailing business, supplying around 30% of all train operating company web tickets in the UK. He also set up Hammock, Go Ahead’s retail services division, providing operational and consulting services to clients including WMCA, DfT, Keolis and Transport for Wales. David’s early background is a mixture of HR, IT and railway operations; after 10 years as CIO at AWE plc., he has worked all over the world in business leadership roles with commercial ICT companies.
Holly Barnes
Chief Human Resources Officer
Holly most recently served as Head of People and Culture at Moodle, a global online learning platform that is used by over 200 million people worldwide. She focused on engaging and driving their globally diverse and dispersed organisation through programs tapping into flexibility, technology, communication and learning. Prior to this, Holly worked in the telco sector at Vocus Group in a range of roles including, General Manager – Talent, Learning and Organisational Development and Head of HR Business Partners. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing and Public Relations) and a Master of Commerce (Human Resources and Industrial Relations). Holly is passionate about transforming traditional approaches to managing people. Focusing on values, performance and leadership she works to find innovative ways to mix things up in the people sphere but still driving business results. She has developed and implemented initiatives focused on a more flexible and remote workforce and regularly presents at conferences and blogs on this topic.
Martyn Jenkins
Chief Financial Officer
Martyn has worked in accounting and finance roles across a wide range of industries, countries and diverse corporate structures over the past 20 years and brings a track record of hands-on financial and strategic management to Vix. During his tenure at Cash Converters he progressed from Group Financial Controller to the CFO, with a secondment as General Manager of their UK business in-between. Through that secondment he completed a significant restructure and turnaround of their operations. With a large technology function to support Cash Converters internally developed software platforms, Martyn has also worked closely with the project management teams, developers and data scientists to continually improve the provision of management information and system optimisation. He has also spent time in the construction industry and has hands-on experience with managing and accounting for large complex, multi-year projects.
Sean Langton
Chief Technology Officer
Sean has 25 years' experience in the IT industry with a background in software engineering, architecture, technology strategy, management and leadership. He has delivered customer and business improvements to organisations in the financial services, chemicals, mining and logistics industries. He most recently served as Chief Technology Officer at Bankwest, a division on Commonwealth Bank of Australia. He holds an MSc Computer Science from University of Wales, Cardiff. Sean is passionate about the role technology can play in the community and sits on advisory boards at Curtin University and the Autism Association for Software Quality Assurance which helps create employment pathways for students on the Autism spectrum.