The driving force of our enterprise



Based in Australia, the SprintQuip Group is the leading independent provider of cash handling solutions in the APAC region. Joining the group will allow Banking Automation to leverage new partnerships and investments to scale the business furthering our growth and global distribution.   


Jonathan Evans

CEO - SprintQuip Group

Jonathan was appointed CEO of SprintQuip in 2008 after he joined the company in 2006. Jonathan brings to the SprintQuip Group an enormous amount of industry experience and is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the group.  Prior to SprintQuip, he was the Regional Director - South East Asia and Australasia - for De La Rue, based in Kuala Lumpur. With many years of international experience, Jonathan has been instrumental in fostering and cementing the strong industry relationships we have in place today while maintaining our independence and agnostic approach to technology and software.  Jonathan has an MBA from the Cardiff Business School.

Kris Black

CFO - SprintQuip Group

Kris joined SprintQuip as Chief Financial Officer in 2016. His main focus is on strategic planning, performance, project and stakeholder management, treasury and compliance. Before joining SprintQuip, Kris has held a range of senior finance roles in both blue chip and entrepreneurial businesses of which he was a founding director at Ovo Energy – a retail energy supply company based in the United Kingdom. Kris qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG; he also holds a Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Commerce from the Australian National University. Kris is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Bill Langan

COO - SprintQuip Group

With over 30 years of experience in the Cash Processing industry, Bill held Senior Management roles in the UK, Africa, and Australia before joining SprintQuip in 2006 to focus on developing its Customer Service and Operations. Thanks to Bill's leadership SprintQuip successfully embarked on a number of ongoing company initiatives, such as our commitment to ISO9001 and AS4801 certification.  Under Bill's supervision and in line with our business continuity strategy, SprintQuip has migrated all key systems and applications to a cloud-based format to ensure our customers have complete peace of mind that SprintQuip is ready to deliver even under critical of circumstances.


David Tew

Mark Price


A proven business leader, with experience as both sales and business unit Director, Mark has started as Managing Director at Banking Automation at the beginning of 2020. His ability to develop and maintain strong client relationships and implementing structures and processes as a basis for delivering growth in large operations, has been pivotal to navigate the company through these uncertain and challenging times, keeping the team committed and our business sustainably sound.

David Tew

David Tew


Previously the Managing Director, David has been at Banking Automation for over 30 years.

In February 2018 he assumed the role of Executive Director and is responsible for a number of our major strategic and commercial relationships around the world.

David is a keen golfer and likes to find fair weather courses in the European sunshine.

Jess Coles


Jess has a background in helping manage high growth business and has spent over 20 years working with management, sales and operations teams to increase performance in Corporates to SMEs. Jess currently holds a number of NED positions and is a keen investor. 

Outside work, Jess loves to spend time with his family, teach Karate and read.


Pat Phelan

Sales Manager Banking (UK & Ireland)

Patrick has been working within the ATM Community for over 15 years and is a respected figure by many of the world’s largest Banks and Financial Institutions. Patrick is a familiar face at key conferences around the world, bringing together influential and leading Heads of Industry to demonstrate, educate and influence them to adopt solutions designed trialed, and manufactured in line with customer requirements. A tenaciously talented communicator and customer-driven individual, Patrick has a wealth of product and service knowledge which has earned him respect from many organisations across the United Kingdom & Ireland.

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Colin Paterson

Retail and CIT Sales Manager (UK & Ireland)

Colin previously worked in the Cash in Transit sector holding a number of senior sales and management roles over 19 years both in the UK and Africa. He has built a solid reputation within the industry across Supermarkets, Retail, Leisure, FI’s, Government and Transport environments.

Working on projects developing bespoke hardware and software solutions for cash/coin processing and recycling devices has ensured colin’s consultative approach resulted in major operational efficiencies and cost savings for leading companies across a diverse spectrum of industry.

Colin is also a keen Golfer when time allows.

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Andrew Reason

International Sales Manager

Andrew has over 20 years of international sales experience having worked with reseller partners around the globe and has sold solutions on all 5 continents. Experienced in the Banking, Electronic Funds Transfer, Electronic Point of Sale and Gaming markets, he has a broad IT knowledge in both hardware and software. Andrew is a Royal Military Academy Sandhurst trained leader and motivator who enjoys the challenge of working across multiple time zones. Andrew’s passion is model steam trains and he is currently building himself a large model layout at his home in the UK.

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Alex Pittaway

Andy Mitchell


Andy has been at Banking Automation for 25 years. Originally a software engineer, Andy has had a number of key technical roles over the years at BAL and most recently took responsibility for heading up the hardware and software development for the business in 2017.

He has three children and is a Special Constable in his spare time.

Alex Pittaway

Alex Pittaway


Alex is the head of our service and support department. He knows our solutions inside out and he's an exceptional trainer and communicator, which is highly regarded 

He oversees the commissioning and installation of each machine we produce and manages a team of field technicians whilst coordinating our IMAC services across the nation.

John Sparshott


John has been with the business since 2006 as Director of Technology until reaching normal retirement age in 2017. John now provides advice and support on product development and technical issues. An Associate Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, prior to Banking Automation, John worked on providing rail ticketing solutions and labeling products for over 20 years. 

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