Swoop Management Team

We are a team of smart optimistic people who like to help ambitious businesses grow.

Andrea Reynolds
Andrea Reynolds

CEO & Founder

Andrea has over 15 years of fund raising and business development experience for SMEs. She is the accelerator advisor for McLaren F1 and MIT spinouts and is a board Member of Government Growth Hub for UK Midlands.

Ciaran Burke
Ciaran Burke

COO & Co-Founder

Ciaran began his career at KPMG where he found a passion in growing businesses and building communities around them which led him to start the professional creative network Hiive.co.uk. Hiive is now home to over 150,000 members and 4,000 businesses.

Andrew Moon
Andrew Moon

Senior Relationship Manager

Guiding -Assisting- Showing SME's how to make the best use of their circumstances to power a way forward. Andrew has years of experience guiding businesses through their funding journey and unearthing the best financing options for them.

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Darryl Bannon

Head of Equity

Darryl is a qualified accountant and MBA with over 20 years of experience in finance and business strategy. She has previously worked with a WAYRA winning Fashion-tech startup in Ireland, lobbied for Small business in both Ireland and the UK.

Alex Kourti
Alex Kourti

Funding Solutions Manager

With a wide range of experience from working at a range of alternative finance providers, Alex works closely with businesses to ensure that they are matched to the most effective funding solutions.

Gayle Parker
Gayle Parker

Head of Operations

As Head of Operations in Swoop Gayle helps businesses to grow by directing them to the right type of funding. Gayle also looks after partnerships for Swoop and helps onboard advisors to the platform.

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Laura Taylor

Executive Assistant

The brains behind the operation. Laura keeps Swoop's wheels in motion and has a great passion for working with entrepreneurs and helping them grow their businesses.

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