Meet the Swoop Team

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

Andrea Reynolds
Andrea Reynolds

CEO & Founder

Andrea’s career started as an accountant with KPMG before joining their management consultancy division. She left to start her own corporate finance consultancy, where for over 10 years she raised funding for businesses across loans, investment and grants. This is what led her to launch swoopfunding.com. Andrea is also a non-executive director for Berkshire Hathaway European Insurance.

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.

Arrange a meeting with Ciaran here 

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.

Arrange a meeting with Andrew here 

Conor Vallely
Conor Vallely

Head Business Development UK & IRL

Conor has close to 10 years of professional experience in a broad range of alternative financial services. After a year in Hedge Fund Administration, he spent 18 months in California in the VC world, before returning to Dublin to join a high growth Alternative Lender where he spent 4+ years as BDO. He has deep specialist knowledge in working capital and growth finance solutions.

Arrange a call with Conor here 

Laura Taylor
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.

Arrange a call with Laura here 

Charlotte Forsberg
Charlotte Forsberg

Head of Marketing

Starting her marketing career with brand giant Diageo, Charlotte went on to run one of the UK’s leading marketing & comms agencies advising and influencing a world-class client base ranging from multinationals such as Shell and Tesco, through to SMEs and local startups.

Sebastian Jowett
Sebastian Jowett

Client Success Manager

Having recently graduated from the University of Bristol, Sebastian has joined the Swoop team as ‘Client Success Manager’. Seb will be working within the Swoop sales team based in London ensuring our customers are successfully matched with the right funding options. 

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Zheng Hu

Product Manager

With over 5 years of professional experience in financial information systems at Ernst&Young and Deloitte, Zheng consulted in over 100 projects including IT strategy, architecture and security, for clients including Alibaba, Bank of China and Chubb. Prior to joining the Swoop team in London he was part of one of the biggest Chinese fin-techs.

Arrange a meeting with Zheng here

Amy Broder
Amy Broder

Marketing Co-ordinator

Following the completion of a post-graduate diploma in Digital Marketing and PR, and subsequent positions both in-house and agency, Amy has recently joined our Swoop marketing team based in Dublin.

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