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)

Ben Wright

Deputy Division Director (VATUK2)

Nick Marinov


Operations Director (VATUK9)

Kieran Hardern

Operations Team

Enroute Operations Coordinator Vacant
Aerodrome Operations Coordinator Archie Middlefell
Sector File Coordinator Luke Brown
Sector File Coordinator Peter Mooney
Operations Assistant Alice Ford
Operations Assistant Chad Byworth
Operations Assistant 1237658

Marketing Director (VATUK4)


Marketing Team

Marketing General Manager Vacant
Events Manager Luke Thompson
Media Manager Thomas Hallam
  Web Services

Web Services Director (VATUK8)

Calum T╬┐wers

Web Services Team

Web Services Manager
Developer Alex Toff
Developer Andy Ford
Developer Ben Esen
Developer Dave Etheridge
  Member Services

Member Services Director (VATUK3)

William Shaw

Member Services Team

Member Services Assistant James Thomas
Member Services Assistant William Brushfield
  Other Roles
Data Protection Officer Chris Pawley

ATC Training Director (VATUK5)

Adam Arkley

ATC Training Team

ATC Training Manager &
Division Instructor
Will Jennings
Training Department Assistant Craig Stewart
Division Instructor Adam Arkley
Division Instructor Chris Pawley
Division Instructor Fraser Cooper
Division Instructor Henry Cleaver
Division Instructor Mike Pike
Division Instructor Fergus Walsh
TG Instructor (New Controller) James Taylor
TG Instructor (New Controller) John Batten
Lead Mentor (New Controller) Stephen Lee
Lead Mentor (TWR) Will Hinshaw
TG Instructor (APP) Samuel Lefevre
Lead Mentor (ENR) Dave Woodward
TG Instructor (Heathrow) Fraser Cooper

Pilot Training Director (VATUK6)

Darren Hill

Pilot Training Team

Pilot Training Manager Vacant
Initial Flight Instructor Cole Edwards
VFR Flight Instructor Benjamin Arrowsmith
IFR Flight Instructor Firas Bashee