The Team

Our highly knowledgeable and experienced team are here to help.

Robin Ashworth Vapormatt

Robin Ashworth


Robin joined Vapormatt in the 1980s as the 3rd generation of the Ashworth family to be involved with wet blasting. During his time, Robin has held many roles from design and commissioning to sales and service. Robin took on the role of Managing Director in 2003 and in 2023 transitioned to CEO.

Terry Ashworth Vapormatt

Terry Ashworth

Research & Development Director

Terry has been with Vapormatt since the beginning when he founded the company with Stewart Ashworth in 1978. With a deep understanding of the wet blast process Terry provides direction for the design, research and development teams within Vapormatt. He has also helped secure numerious patents.

Helen Brown

Helen Brown


Helen started her career with PricewaterhouseCoopers where she gained a solid understanding of company finance and accounting practices. Prior to joining Vapormatt in 2015, Helen gained extensive knowledge and experience in several roles across a number of different sectors.

Martin Slade

Martin Slade

Vapormatt Mick Teague

Mick Teague

Executive Director

With a strong electrical engineering background, Mick joined Vapormatt in 1993 as a Service Engineer before quickly becoming the Service Manager for the company. After many years of working with wet blasting systems Mick became Executive Director in 2004.

Dom Wilcock

Dom Wilcock

Head of Engineering

Dom has been with the Vapormatt since 2011 where he joined as a mechanical design engineer. Throughout his time at Vapormatt, Dom has designed, project managed and commissioned many bespoke wet blast systems for clients in different industries across the globe. As the Head of Engineering, Dom now leads the Mechanical, Electrical, Software & Process design teams, along with Project Management and Pre-contract technical specification activities.

Matt Ashworth, Head of R&D

Matt Ashworth

Head of R&D
Ryan Ashworth

Ryan Ashworth

Head of Sales and Marketing

Ryan has been with Vapormatt for over 10 years and has delved into all areas of the business. From operations to purchasing to marketing and more, the vast amount of experience and knowledge managing various depts. within Vapormatt has brought Ryan to the role of Head of Sales and Marketing.

+44 (0)7741 558502
Vapormatt Simon Harding

Simon Harding

International Key Account Manager
+44 (0)7730 509083
Vapormatt Henry Gomm

Henry Gomm

Inside Sales Engineer
+44 (0)7895 200902
Vapormatt Alexandra Homer

Alexandra Homer

Business Development Co-ordinator

Alexandra joined Vapormatt in early 2022. Her extensive background in a variety of customer-based roles, knowledge and expertise, makes her a valuable member of the team. In addition to project managing all sales projects, she arranges meetings and documentation (such as quotes and NDAs), plans site visits, helps coordinate sample processing and works with channel partners.

Vapormatt Kimberly Bazley

Kimberly Bazley

Receptionist / Administrator
Matt Caddy

Matt Caddy

Aftermarket Manager

Matt joined Vapormatt in 2011 as a Service Engineer. He then progressed to Commissioning Engineer and after a brief stint in the software department and some time as the Service Supervisor, his role has developed into Aftermarket Manager.

+44 (0) 7720 974441
Emily Caddy

Emily Caddy

Aftermarket Co-ordinator
+ 44 (0)1823 250305
Christophe Fierdepied, NPI Program Manager and Application Engineer

Christophe Fierdepied

NPI Program Manager and Application Engineer
Johan De Jager

Johan De Jager

Application Engineer
Helen Costema

Helen Costema

Internal Project Lead

Having joined Vapormatt in 2001, Helen has vast experience of the sales and service sides of the business. Previously responsible for the running  the internal sales team, her excellent product knowledge is now used to ensure new machines are successfully project managed through production.



+44 (0) 1823 250 315
Andrew Caddy Vapormatt

Andrew Caddy

Production Supervisor
Vapormatt Jo Way

Jo Way

Purchasing and Logistics Manager
Vapormatt Miles Pluckwell

Miles Pluckwell

Marketing Manager

Having held various senior marketing positions in different industries and being CIM post grad. qualified, Miles brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the marketing function at Vapormatt. Marketing responsibilities span the entire marketing mix, in several different industries globally.

Petra Halagackova

Petra Halagackova

Operations Co-ordinator
James White

James White

Stores and Logistics Team Leader
Ethan Way

Ethan Way

Stock Controller
Peter Luxon, R&D Technician

Peter Luxon

R&D Technician
Callum O'Connor

Callum O'Connor

Assistant Management Accountant
Hayley Teague Vapormatt HR Officer

Hayley Teague

HR Officer