Andrew Duncan

Published: 30 November 2021

Founder & CEO of Soar, Co-founder & CTO of Credit Canary

Profile photo of Andrew Duncan, Executive Chairman at Soar, Swarm Online

Founder & CEO of Soar, Co-founder & CTO of Credit Canary

Andrew, a seasoned entrepreneur and technology enthusiast, heads two innovative ventures, Soar and Credit Canary. As Founder and CEO of Soar, he empowers community banking markets with fair lending and savings schemes. He also co-founded and leads the tech vision for Credit Canary, a tool that proactively monitors credit products to predict and mitigate risks associated with missed payments.

His entrepreneurial journey began in 2011 with SwarmOnline, a software house he evolved from a living room start-up into a reputable provider of bespoke mobile and web applications for the UK's leading corporations.

Andrew extends his impact beyond business through various community roles. He serves on the FinTech Scotland advisory board and as a volunteer treasurer of a local charity in the Helensburgh and Lomond District, facilitating the raising and distribution of funds to local causes. Additionally, he has authored two technical textbooks, demonstrating his commitment to educating the next generation of software developers.

A recognised tech leader, Andrew is often invited to share his insights at major conferences across Europe and the U.S., contributing to broader conversations about technology and entrepreneurship.

First published: 30 November 2021