Swan graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Bologna University in 2007. In 2011 he enrolled in a PhD program at the Department of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging at Bologna University and he successfully concluded the program in 2011. The same year he started a residency program in Diagnostic Imaging at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Montreal University. In 2014 he achieved the diploma of the American College of Veterinary Radiology. Since 2014 he has been working as staff radiologist for Antech Imaging Service (AIS). In 2018 he assumed also the role of AIS European Residency Liaison doing weekly training for the residents. He is co-founder of VetMeet GmbH and head of the Unit of Diagnostic Imaging at the Ospedale Veterinario i Portoni Rossi, Bologna. Swan is author and co-author of manuscripts published in international peer reviewed journals with particular interest in vascular imaging.