Get to know us

Our Team

Come and meet our team of experienced WordPress Engineers. We’re all UK based, with a long history of helping clients grow using plaforms we build for them.

Meet the team

Interested in working with us? Send us an email with your CV and examples of your work.

Darren Pinder


Darren founded Vatu in 2008 and has been the driving force behind the day-to-day development work at the company.

Darren’s background is technical in nature, with experience in website design and development, digital marketing, and exhibition marketing. He is a fan of reading, running, coffee, and is often found with his kids toddling around the office.

Natalie Smith

WordPress Engineer

Natalie is a dog-loving, coffee-drinking developer living in London. Having worked as a freelance designer and developer prior to joining the Vatu team, Natalie has plenty of experience building websites for small businesses across a variety of industries.

When away from the laptop, Natalie enjoys hanging out with her dog, reading, cooking and learning new things.

Mike Bragg

Senior WordPress Engineer

Mike has been designing and developing websites for over 15 years, focusing on WordPress and WooCommerce for the past 7 years.

Alongside being a self taught developer, Mike holds a 1st class degree in Visual Communication. Is an amature photographer. Learning bookbinding and box building. A West Brom season ticket holder. Warley RFC committee member. And guardian to Charlie the Labrador.

Charlotte Pinder

Office Manager

Charlotte’s role at Vatu includes ensuring effective communication between our team and outside stakeholders, managing our remote office and being an interface between the company and our own internal suppliers.

Charlotte’s also into her distance running, and splits her time between work and being a superhero mum to two children.