VATSIM UK is led by the Division Director and is managed at a strategic level by the Division Staff Group comprised of the heads of each department. Department staff may be appointed that report to the relevant member of the DSG.

  Contact Us

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Contact Staff / Department

Division Director (VATUK1)

Simon Irvine

Deputy Division Director (VATUK2)

Nathan Donnelly


Community Director (VATUK3)

Barrie Joplin

Community Team

Community Manager Nick Marinov
Community Manager Leon Grant

Marketing Director (VATUK4)

Trevor Hannant

Marketing Team

Social Media Manager Loui Ringer
  Pilot Training

Pilot Training Director (VATUK6)

Daniel Crookes

Pilot Training Team

Administrative Manager Matthew Wilson
Initial Flight Instructor Vacant
VFR Flight Instructor Lewis Hammett
IFR Flight Instructor Tom Knowles
Development Flight Instructor James Gibson
  Web Services

Web Services Director (VATUK8)

Calum T╬┐wers

Web Services Team

System Administrator Nathan Davies
Developer Alex Toff
Developer Callum Axon
Junior Developer Matt Collier
Support George Barlow

Operations Director (VATUK9)

Chris Pawley

  ATC Training

ATC Training Director (VATUK5)

Andy Ford

ATC Training Team

Administrative Manager Alex Beard
Senior Division Instructor
TG Instructor (CTR)
Phillip Speer
Senior Division Instructor
Head Examiner
George Wright
Senior Division Instructor Chris Pawley
Division Instructor Henry Cleaver
Division Instructor Mike Pike
TG Manager (TGNC)
TG Manager (Heathrow)
Oliver Rhodes
TG Manager (TGNC) Josh Howker
TG Manager (TGNC) Tom Szczypinski
TG Manager (TWR) Lee Roberts
TG Manager (APP) Nick Marinov
TG Instructor (TG1) Jamie Paine
TG Instructor (TG1) Nathan Donnelly
TG Instructor (TG2) Jonas Hey
TG Instructor (TG2) Luke Collister
TG Instructor (Heathrow) James Yuen