The Team

Our highly knowledgeable and experienced team are here to help.

Robin Ashworth Vapormatt

Robin Ashworth

Managing Director

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.

Terry Ashworth Vapormatt

Terry Ashworth

Technical 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.

Mick Teague Vapormatt

Mick Teague

Operations 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 and then Operations Director in 2022.

Helen Brown Vapormatt

Helen Brown

Finance Director

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.

Ryan Ashworth Vapormatt

Ryan Ashworth

Head of Sales and Marketing

Having built up a vast amount of experience and knowledge managing various depts. within Vapormatt, Ryan's now our Head of Sales and Marketing.

+44 (0)7741 558502
Helen Costema Vapormatt

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
Cat Gray Vapormatt

Cat Gray

Aftermarket Controller

Cat joined Vapormatt in 2018 and has excellent organisation skills having run her own business for 20 years. She is Vapormatt's Service Controller and is responsible for scheduling engineers and ensures the service department runs smoothly.



+44 (0) 1823 250324
Matt Caddy Vapormatt

Matt Caddy

Service Supervisor

Matt joined Vapormatt in 2011 as a Service Engineer, he then progressed to Commissioning Engineer and after a brief stint in the software department he is now our Service Supervisor.

+44 (0) 7720 974441