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Team Tech

Team Tech

Robbie Humphreys

Robbie Humphreys

Senior Product Manager

Robbie heads up our product management and design teams here at Swoop. Prior to joining, he spent years working in product at some of the the UK’s leading peer-to-peer lenders. Robbie specialises in user research and customer experience design.

Zheng Hu

Zheng Hu

Product Manager

Zheng has over five years’ experience in Ernst&Young and Deloitte providing risk advisory service to financial service institution. Prior to joining the Swoop team in London, he was part of the leading fintech platform in China connecting underserved individual borrowers with financial institution.

Emma Jennings-Hester

Emma Jennings-Hester

Project Manager

Emma previously worked as a Digital Project Manager in a technology startup defining software strategies and managing technical projects. At Swoop she works closely with the product team to streamline internal processes and maximise output for external customers.

Sam Robertson

Sam Robertson

Product Manager

Sam recently joined Swoop’s product team after graduating with an Honours degree in Economics with Finance. After graduation, and before joining Swoop, he toured the east coast of America as a hockey coach.

Paul Hunt

Paul Hunt

Senior Backend Engineer

Paul has recently joined Swoop having been a software engineer for over twenty years, gaining experience across a wide range of industries as well as technologies in that time.

Karim Sheikh

Karim Sheikh

Tech Lead

Karim is a product engineer with vast experience in building applications for small to large enterprises including Credit Suisse, Cognizant.

Marcos Loureiro

Marcos Loureiro

UX Designer

Marcos’ area of speciality is Interactive Design. His background and experience ensures a creative, problem-solving approach to projects, meaning all Swoop’s digital assets and tools have a highly considered user journey.

Fábio Calheiros

Fábio Calheiros

UX/UI Designer and Front-End

Fábio graduated in Graphic Design and is focused on ensuring an excellent UX/UI experience. He has over 15 years of experience in web development, working for companies such as General Motors, AngloGold Ashanti. He has a passion for technology, design, art, javascript and photography.

Diêgo Bolina

Diêgo Bolina

Frontend Engineer

An experienced front-end specialist with a passion for web/mobile technology developed from building interfaces for clients including American Express, Fiat and Coke. His expertise is in HTML/CSS and Javascript. A UX enthusiast experienced with React, Angular and VueJS.

Wayde Lyle

Wayde Lyle

Frontend Engineer

Wayde has 6 years’ experience as a developer and is specialising in frontend development with Javascript. At Swoop he hopes to expand his knowledge and bring complex user interfaces and front ends to life.

Kacper Werema

Kacper Werema

Backend Engineer

Kacper is an enthusiast of software craftsmanship and domain driven design. He enjoys working on highly scalable backend modules mostly in .Net. A Microsoft fanboy. Except from technology he loves snowboarding.

Brendon Pitcher

Brendon Pitcher

Frontend Engineer

Brendon has joined Swoop after having studied economics and gained experience in building fintech products. Brendon is currently working on the Swoop broker portal.

Stephen Aggett

Stephen Aggett

Senior Backend Engineer

Stephen has built systems and websites for a variety of organizations including the NHS, ASOS, Universal Music, Investec and now Swoop. He believes in delivering maximum functionality with minimum complexity on easily maintainable platforms.

Jonathan Marsh

Jonathan Marsh

Senior Backend Engineer

Jonathan has over ten years’ experience in software engineering, delivering solutions for a variety of organisations primarily in the financial sector. He is an advocate of Test-driven Development and using the most appropriate technologies for the task at hand.

Sacha De Vaux Rice

Sacha De Vaux Rice

Senior Backend Engineer

Sacha joins Swoop having spent 15+ years as a Technical/Solutions Architect, Software Engineer and Developer in the Offshore Banking, Pensions, Insurance, Renewables and Fitness sectors. He has designed and built systems for a number of AAA banks and lenders in the UK, Isle of Man and Israel. Sacha is a proponent of Secure by design and Data protection by design and default and focuses on building highly secure, standards compliant systems.

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