About us

Human-led, tech powered

We're on a mission to transform workspaces and deliver exceptional outcomes for our clients. This starts with investing in our people, culture and tech.

Our journey

First, the move to the cloud

Now, next-level security, enhanced networks and integrated voice solutions.

2015: Formation Tech is born

2015: Formation Tech is born

Founded by Dan Cholerton and Mark Tyers, Formation Tech was created to transform and modernise workspaces that have too long been held back by outdated tech and inflexible providers.

2016 - 2022: The cloud-based revolution

2016 - 2022: The cloud-based revolution

Accelerated by the Covid-19 pandemic, we focused on delivering successful migrations from ageing and insecure legacy systems to agile, cloud-based solutions for our clients.

2023 to date: Building future-proof workspaces

2023 to date: Building future-proof workspaces

We're taking things to the next level. Enhanced cybersecurity beyond just your office. Dynamic networks with rock solid reliability. Truly integrated voice solutions that are ready for the future.

2025 and beyond

2025 and beyond

Sustainability, hybrid working, AI, the next generation of workers. The world of work is constantly changing and we're continually evolving with it, to transform workspaces for years to come.

People power

We're not your average tech business. We truly believe in investing in our people and helping them thrive, in turn delivering the best outcomes for our clients.

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Accredited experts

Accreditations from industry leaders like Fortinet, Genesys and Microsoft, coupled with our data-driven thought leadership, demonstrate our extensive expertise.

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Exceptional outcomes

By transforming workspaces, we've helped our clients deliver the best experience for their employees and customers.

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Our people

Meet the team

Get to know a few of the experts behind Formation Tech.

Jim Sewell

Why did you join Formation Tech?

In an industry where so many companies are ‘me too’, it’s great to see a group of people who genuinely care about their clients, take time to choose the right product strategy, and work as a lovely supportive group to succeed.

Jim Sewell

Executive Chairman

Mark Tyers

Why did you join Formation Tech?

I founded Formation Tech with business partner, and school friend Dan, to create a company that valued ambitious, growth-minded individuals to do their very best for themselves and our customers.

Mark Tyers

Co-Founder

Dan Cholerton

Why did you join Formation Tech?

It's important to me to create a workplace where people can thrive. I believe that our strength lies in our unity, and seeing the team grow is a true measure of our success.

Dan Cholerton

Co-founder

Carl Hardie

Why did you join Formation Tech?

At Formation Tech, it's the people who make the difference and set us apart. Not only are they some of the brightest minds in our industry but this team is an absolute joy to work with, which is really important to me personally.

Carl Hardie

Director of Business Development

Anupa Gosai

Why did you join Formation Tech?

What I enjoy most about working here is the supportive and inclusive environment that empowers me to continuously learn and grow. Every day presents new challenges and opportunities to make a real impact for our customers.

Anupa Gosai

Finance & Operations Manager

Rob Wallis

Why did you join Formation Tech?

I thrive on solving complex challenges for our customers and mentoring our team to excel. It’s the energy and spirit of our people that make every day rewarding and fun.

Rob Wallis

Technical Director

Mike Gilroy-Scott

Why did you join Formation Tech?

I joined Formation Tech because we’re a progressive company looking to be on the leading edge (not bleeding edge) of tech, and we’re working in the tech areas I find exciting. Formation Tech thrives on solving business problems and providing better ways of working.

Mike Gilroy-Scott

Head of Technology

James Stagg

Why did you join Formation Tech?

When you spend 90,000 hours at work in a lifetime, it’s probably important to enjoy those 3507 days… That's where the environment needs to be fun, challenging and have the ability to grow. FT is the obvious choice!

James Stagg

Head of Sales

Manraj Bhamra

Why did you join Formation Tech?

I chose Formation because I believe we can change the world with technology and people. Formation is a company that goes above and beyond to get stuff done. I’ve always come from businesses that were just service desk, whereas at Formation we are a service company.

Manraj Bhamra

Head of Managed Services

Matthew Walkington

Why did you join Formation Tech?

I was welcomed into the team through the academy process. It’s been great to see the growth over the years and to be part of that process. Why do I still work here? Oh, beer fridge, Foosball and the dog-friendly office obviously.

Matthew Walkington

Field Sales Executive

George Rogers

Why did you join Formation Tech?

Formation has been and will continue to be a fantastic place to learn with a very experienced team. The beer fridge helps the culture...

George Rogers

Field Sales Executive

Alex McDonald

Why did you join Formation Tech?

I was impressed with the sensation of "togetherness". I immediately felt at home and a valued member of the team. We're all working together to achieve the same thing with a clear vision for the future. Really exciting times!

Alex McDonald

Account Manager

Sam Murphy

Why did you join Formation Tech?

I chose Formation Tech for the opportunity to expedite my career journey. During my time at Formation I have managed some of the nation’s most recognisable household names and developed my skills as an account manager further.

Sam Murphy

Account Manager

Ian Padgham

Why did you join Formation Tech?

Formation Tech was a logical next move for me following 20 years’ experience working in the VOIP / UCaaS space. Having built this business on moving legacy customers to the cloud. Formation Tech has a market-leading voice and network security offering, which sets us apart from the rest!

Ian Padgham

Account Director

Nadian Ali-Abbas

Why did you join Formation Tech?

Formation Tech is not just a business, it’s a place that nurtures talent, a place that helps you reach your full potential, and a place that cares.

Nadian Ali-Abbas

Field Sales Executive

Lucas Emsley

Why did you join Formation Tech?

I love working at our company because of the close-knit community and welcoming atmosphere that fosters collaboration and support among team members.

Lucas Emsley

Sales Development Representative

Jessica Hylton-Waller

Why did you join Formation Tech?

I wanted to find a challenging role with a supportive team who cared about my career. With Formation Tech, I knew it was the right place for me. My favourite aspects of the role are by far the people, the mission & the scope there is for me to learn and grow :)

Jessica Hylton-Waller

Sales Development Representative

Isabela Garcia Pleijlar

Why did you join Formation Tech?

Starting a new job as a graduate can be daunting, but Formation Tech made sure that we were all equipped to start this new journey. From the training to the fun environment, I have felt welcomed and supported from the first day I joined the company.

Isabela Garcia Pleijlar

Sales Development Representative

Louis Holden

Why did you join Formation Tech?

Since joining Formation Tech I have valued the strong team culture and the clear pathway for opportunities of growth which it brings. I look forward to progressing and advancing within my role.

Louis Holden

Sales Development Representative

Richard Goosey

Why did you join Formation Tech?

Why Formation Tech? Because everyday it's like working with my extended family.

Richard Goosey

Service Desk Team Lead

Patrick Kwarteng

Why did you join Formation Tech?

I love the family atmosphere here, it feels like everyone is pulling in one direction and I appreciate the opportunity I have had to grow professionally and as a person.

Patrick Kwarteng

Service Desk Engineer

Steve Yamoah

Why did you join Formation Tech?

The work environment here is amazing and I can see this same positive attitude being displayed to our customers. Why Formation Tech, because we really care for our customers!

Steve Yamoah

Service Desk Engineer

Essa Shaikh

Why did you join Formation Tech?

A great place to grow and develop with the possibility of achieving your best self.

Essa Shaikh

Service Desk Engineer

Lauren Edmundson

Why did you join Formation Tech?

What I enjoy most about working at Formation Tech is the collaborative and fun work culture. Being surrounded by a supportive and encouraging team, and having the opportunity to continue to learn and grow.

Lauren Edmundson

Project Manager

Aziz Omer

Why did you join Formation Tech?

I enjoy exploring new technologies/solutions and have gained a vast amount of knowledge on the way. The atmosphere in the office is refreshing, providing a great environment to get to know the team who are a delight to work with. There’s never a dull moment!

Aziz Omer

Field Network Service Engineer

Tom Whitehurst

Why did you join Formation Tech?

When I was first joining all my friends worked here.......now...the beer fridge is nice.

Tom Whitehurst

Solutions Architect

Réa Faife

Why did you join Formation Tech?

Everyone was so welcoming and I instantly felt as though I fit in. The company has supported and encouraged me. It’s a rewarding, motivating and exciting place to work and I feel like I’m part of an amazing team.

Réa Faife

Operations Coordinator

Emily Scott

Why did you join Formation Tech?

Coming from a retail background, Formation provided me with a unique opportunity to build on my knowledge of operations whilst allowing me to develop my skills. I have all the tools and training needed to become a successful project manager.

Emily Scott

Project Manager

Prit Soor

Why did you join Formation Tech?

My buddies at work making it a home from home.

Prit Soor

Project Manager

Callum Shine

Why did you join Formation Tech?

I enjoy working for Formation because they encourage continuous learning and development, whilst having fun with colleagues along the way.

Callum Shine

Solutions Engineer

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FAQs

Find answers to common questions about Formation Tech's services, team, and business practices.

Formation Tech offers a wide range of specialised technology solutions, including IT maintenance, cybersecurity, voice solutions, internet connectivity, and network infrastructure.

You can contact Formation Tech by filling out our contact form, calling us on +44 (0)20 3866 1750 or drop us an email - hello@formationtech.co.uk

Formation Tech supports modern workspaces by leveraging advanced technology and collaborates with internal IT teams to save time, money, and resources.

Formation Tech stands out by providing customer-centric solutions, backed by a team of experts, accreditations, and a commitment to continuous improvement and innovation.

Yes, we have client testimonials and case studies that showcase our successful partnerships and the value we bring to our clients. Check out our 'Work' page.