About Us

With over 25 years’ experience in the IT sector, our Managing Director Ian McBride has witnessed first-hand the growth and evolution of technology in the workplace.

As a qualified accountant who first founded the business in 2005, Ian’s objectives were to ensure his clients receive the best possible return on their IT investment.

Today the focus of Forth Tech remains on helping companies to maximise and profit from their information systems, whilst safeguarding data and adhering to best practice.

With offices based in Dunfermline, Forth Tech is one of the longest established and most experienced IT support companies in Scotland, servicing organisations in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, Stirling and beyond.

A simple mission: we work in partnership with your organisation to keep IT working for you – always aiming to improve efficiency, boost profitability and reduce stress.

Driving faster and more profitable growth – our team will ensure that your IT systems and business software actually drive growth rather act as a frustrating drain on your time.

Plain-speaking, expert advice and guidance – our goal is to help you benefit from modern IT solutions whilst protecting your business and keeping your data secure.

Ian McBride

Managing Director

Ian qualified as a chartered accountant in 1985 and served as a partner in a successful accountancy practice for almost 20 years. In 2005, he established an IT support business to complement the business advice he delivered to clients with a comprehensive range of technology products and services.

Ian lives in Edinburgh and is married to Lynne. They have three daughters. When he is not working, he enjoys long walks with his two dogs. He is also a keen runner and you’ll find him most weekends running up hills in the Pentlands.

Susan White


With almost 20 years’ professional experience in the IT sector, Susan brings a calm head and an analytical approach to the service team at Forth Tech. A Microsoft Certified System Engineer with a degree in networking, she manages our team of 6 engineers.

Susan brings great energy to the role and particularly enjoys the satisfaction gained from resolving a challenging IT problem. When she is not busy managing service calls, she enjoys holidays and time spent with friends and family – in particular her new grandson.

Tom Davison

Project Manager

Tom has worked in IT for almost 20 years and is a qualified Microsoft Certified Solution Associate. He particularly enjoys working on large IT projects and learning new technologies.

Married to Iszie, Tom has two young twins and two dogs. When he is not working on computers, you’ll find him practicing karate and playing computer games.

Contact us to discuss how we can help to support your business

0333 9000 100 | info@forthtech.co.uk