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Luke Swallow

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Data Analyst Associate

Forensic Risk Alliance

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Introduction to Python

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Analyze International Debt Statistics

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Data Analyst Associate

Analytical pathfinder, blazing trails to new insights and discoveries.

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Data Manipulation in SQL

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PostgreSQL Summary Stats and Window Functions

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Connecting Data in Tableau

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Data Visualization in Tableau

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Introduction to Python

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Data Analyst Associate

My Certifications

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Data Analyst

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DataCamp Course Completion

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My Work Experience

Where I've interned and worked during my career.

Forensic Risk Alliance | Dec 2023 - Present

Associate - Data Analytics

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Barclays | Jan 2023 - Nov 2023

Financial Crime Analytics AVP

• Effectively utilised a suite of data analysis tools, including SAS & SQL, to draw conclusions from large sets of transaction data, ensuring optimum operation of money laundering detection systems • Deputised for my manager whilst he was away, presenting mule detection performance in a clear and concise way to senior stakeholders • In a short space of time, upskilled myself on Javascript and rewrote the mule detection rule base to ensure a smooth transition from legacy systems to a new solution. • Regularly take time to further upskill and develop myself through relevant courses and modules on Datacamp
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Barclays | Jan 2021 - Jan 2023

Fraud Analytics Data Analyst

• Responsible for the Online Banking (non-plastic) portfolio of Barclays’ fraud prevention system, involving strategic long-term optimisations alongside rapid responses to new fraud attacks • Developed my leadership capabilities by taking on line manager responsibility, effectively balancing my report’s development alongside the needs and goals of the team • Coordinated the deployment of a new third party model into the fraud prevention system, managing internal and external stakeholders needs whilst ensuring Analytics could make full use of the tool on Day 1 • Consistently made time for new colleagues through a time of rapid expansion for the team, ensuring new joiners feel welcome and providing coaching on the processes, systems and software we used.

Barclays | Jul 2018 - Jan 2021

Internal Audit Analyst

• Gained a holistic understanding of governance, risk management and control through auditing business and functional areas • Employed data analytics techniques as part of audit fieldwork, such as completeness tests using SQL, to deliver valuable and insightful assurance to audit clients • Used statistical analysis techniques to target audit testing on a higher risk population, and confidently communicated these findings to the director within the business, resulting in an audit issue being raised • Taught myself basic Tableau to create a more user-friendly dashboard for tracking issues, saving time for individuals who were previously manually manipulating issue extracts in Excel, and delivering value to audit teams by supporting their short-to-mid-term planning • Achieved the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) Qualification

The Co-operative Bank plc | Jul 2017 - Sep 2017

Transformation & Change Intern

• Involved with the circa £50m pound migration of legacy applications and systems to state-of-the-art datacentres • Chaired meetings and communicated with key stakeholders throughout the business regarding upcoming and ongoing application implementations • Gained an extensive understanding of change management and governance • Planned a week-long, organisation-wide event celebrating inclusion and diversity, presented to and approved by senior members of the HR department.

McDonald's UK | Jul 2013 - Sep 2014

Crew Member

• Ensured high quality customer service, suiting customers needs in a fast paced environment • Well trained on Health and Food Safety and the law surrounding it to ensure that only quality product is served • Awarded “Employee of the Month” twice; in August 2013 and January 2014 (August 2013 was my first month of employment).

My Education

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Integrated Masters (MMath), MathematicsUniversity of Leeds | 2018

About Me

Luke Swallow

Currently working in Fraud Analytics at Barclays, testing populations of customer transactions to optimise system rules, aiding in the detection and prevention of fraud.

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