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FPSG's  client portfolio within the Technology and Transformation space includes global brands within Technology, Retail, Energy, eCommerce, FMCG, Leisure & Tourism, Finance and Professional Services.

We have a proven track record offering specialist services within Technology and Transformation vertical markets including:

  • Data & Analytics
  • Software Development & Engineering
  • Functional Management & Ops
  • Infrastructure & DevOps
  • Niche Technical skills

Within each of these vertical markets, our experienced team of Technology and Transformation Recruitment professionals have specific expertise in recruitment activity relating to:

  • Core Developer (Java, C#, C++, Embedded Development)
  • Open Source Dev(I.E. Rust, Go, Ruby, Python & the ubiquitous JavaScript)
  • Cloud (AWS, Azure, GCP, IBM, Oracle)
  • DevOps (CI, Automation, Containers, Orchestration, Deployment)
  • Salesforce, SAP & ERP solutions
  • Test Automation & Test Development
  • Deep Learning, Machine Learning & AI
  • InfoSec & Cyber Security (Risk, Threat, Incident, Response & Compliance)

Our experience and drive will help you reach your recruitment goal or achieve your career move.  To discuss our services in more detail please call our Glasgow office on 0141 270 5009 or our Edinburgh office on 0131 270 6666 or email


Meet Our

Andrew Spratt

Andrew Spratt

  • Chief Operating Officer

As Chief Operating Officer, Andrew manages many of our complex accounts and has responsibility for our IT and Public Sector divisions.  

His strengths lie in providing diverse recruitment solutions to match client needs and working in partnership to ensure positive outcomes. He is superbly networked and is committed to ensuring business growth through connecting the best talent with the best opportunities.

Andrew is dedicated to our community engagement and plays a key role in our community partnerships.

Starting his career with FPSG as IT Divisional Manager in 2002 and through continued development and promotion, Andrew became Managing Director in 2010.

Michael Taggart

Michael Taggart

  • Director

Michael's role is to establish and grow our IT recruitment solutions capability across Scotland, the UK and beyond.

Having progressed through all the recruitment ranks from Resourcer to Regional Manager to Director in 2019, Michael’s style is to always lead by example in new business wins and being accountable for delivering on commitments.

Michael is responsible for multiple locations and Consultants and takes pride in playing a hands-on role in developing staff.

Michael has been providing IT and Technology & Transformation Recruitment Solutions since 2003. 

Ciaran Ahern

Ciaran Ahern

  • Director

Ciaran Ahern has worked in Technology, Data and Transformation recruitment for over 22 years.

He started his career purely focused on candidates and their experience and grew into a much wider remit, where he was responsible for engaging, winning and delivering on a very wide range of clients, from start-ups and scaling organisations to large corporates.

Although Ciaran leads and motivates teams of individuals and is accountable for overall delivery he is also hands on in his role. Over his career he has covered all aspects of technology and change his current focus is on Development & Data with a particular interested in start-ups and scaling organisations, particularly in FinTech, Life Sciences, MedTech, BioTech and Pharma.

Ciaran’s focus is very much on client and candidate experience and ensuring both himself and FPSG delivery an outstanding service.

Matthew Forbes

Matthew Forbes

  • Managing Consultant

Matthew specialises in Development & Software Engineering with a particular focus on the MedTech industry. He’ll usually be found working with candidates who are looking to hone their craft; whether that be across the Full-Stack or specifically within the Front or Back-End.

Having initially kick-started his recruitment career as a Trainee Consultant in 2017, he’s consistently strived to build strong, long lasting relationships with clients and candidates alike. Matthew has been responsible for engaging, winning and delivering for a variety of start-ups and SMEs as well as larger “technology first” organisations. 

Matthew understands that recruitment is multifaceted and always strives to find the best solutions for his clients – from headhunting exercises and candidate mapping to larger recruitment campaigns & projects. 

Joining FPSG in 2021, Matthew thoroughly believes in collaboration & will always look for ways to work with his team in order to achieve the best possible results for his customers. 

Scott Robertson

Scott Robertson

  • Senior Consultant

Scott currently specialises in the software engineering markets across the UK, Europe and USA with a strong focus on front end development. These candidates range from fresh hungry graduates to experienced heads of development looking to start a fresh new challenge.

Scott started his career in London at the end of 2017 working with large corporate financial services clients. After realising he couldn’t get Irn Bru in England he returned to Scotland at the end of 2018 and built himself a strong reputation in the Scottish technology market. He has vast experience working with technology industry leaders and rapidly growing start-ups. If you’re thinking of setting up a Scottish tech team or base, Scott would be able to provide excellent advice on how to do this successfully and quickly.

Having joined FPSG at the start of 2021, Scott believes in communication and solid partnerships as the key to excellent recruitment results for his customers.

Diana Gaitan

Diana Gaitan

  • Recruitment Consultant

Diana joined FPSG in the summer of 2021, specialising in the Development & Software Engineering market and supporting with Data Engineering and Analytics.

She brings with her a strong background in customer service which was developed over several years within a leading retail business in the UK market.

Diana works closely with her candidates in order to provide excellent support throughout the recruitment process.

Tracey MacAlpine

Tracey MacAlpine

  • Contract Management

Tracey Joined FPSG in September 2021 as the new Office Administrator.

She is responsible for all office administrative processes, including Payroll, Contract Management and general office administration for both the Glasgow and Edinburgh offices.

Tracey enjoys writing and creating music in her spare time and also enjoys building meaningful relationships both in her work and personal life. 

Coming from a banking background Tracey brings with her a range of skills in relationship managing, office organisation and client support.



FPSG appointed to G Cloud 11 Framework

Services we will provide to the G Cloud 12 framework include:

  • business analysis for planning
  • architecture for set up and migration
  • training pre and post implementation
  • support pre and post implementation

To find out more please call 0141 270 5003 or email


FPSG appointed to G Cloud 12 Framework

FPSG is delighted to confirm that the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has appointed FPSG as an approved G Cloud 12 supplier on the Digital Marketplace, opening up public sector opportunities to Government departments across the UK.

Managing Director, Andrew Spratt said 'We are delighted to be selected as an approved supplier to G Cloud 12.  Our presence in the public sector is growing and we look forward to accessing new opportunities through the Digital Marketplace'. 


Supporting the Public Sector

Our specialists are supporting recruitment needs throughout the UK.  To find out more, contact our public sector team or view our current vacancies here.


Supporting the Public Sector

FPSG is committed to supporting our public sector clients.  We are fully operational and have capability to supply in key areas of IT, Procurement & Professional Services.  We are an approved Crown Commercial Service Supplier to the following frameworks:

  • RM6160 – CCS Non Clinical Temporary & Fixed Term Staff
  • RM3749 - Public Sector Resourcing
  • G Cloud 12
  • DOS5 (Digital Outcome Specialists)




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