Sean O’Connor OBE
Violet Shift Founder

A senior leader and strategic thinker who thrives on the challenge of solving difficult problems.

A proven track record of driving efficiency and improvements through technology-led innovation and leading coherence at the strategic level in the Defence and Security Sector, across Government and Industry. Known for seeing opportunities and linkages early and shaping options to maximise potential benefits and deliver strategic change, often against significant challenge.

A values-led individual with a strong sense of purpose, able to build effective personal networks, establish positive relationships at all levels, and collaborate across government and industry to influence thinking.

Strong pedigree in the international defence and security policy arena including NATO; a recognised expert in Space, multi-domain integration and joint intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) and Joint Operations.

Passionate about Space and its sustainable use so ready to help others to think strategically and accelerate the adoption of new space-based technology to find opportunities in an increasingly disruptive and uncertain landscape.

Violet Shift's Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement

We take appropriate steps to ensure everyone who works for Violet Shift has their fundamental human rights respected and anyone we do business with upholds these principles. Our statement details policies, processes and actions we have taken to ensure that modern slavery and human trafficking do not take place in our supply chains or our business.

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Violet Shift's Code of Ethics and Business Conduct

Violetshift UK Ltd’s ‘Code of Ethics and Business Conduct’ is based on the values and philosophy that have guided Violetshift successfully since the Company's inception in 2021. It constitutes the combination of Violetshift policies, guidelines, principles of conduct and best practices for the benefit of our Team. Our Code provides guidance - and a global view - for Violetshift’s associates, employees, officers and directors to consistently achieve the professionalism that has earned our Company an enviable reputation among our clients and within our industry. We will only succeed in achieving the Company's mission and vision by preserving our personal integrity and the professional reputation of Violetshift.

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We offer a wide range of services across a number of sectors. We would be pleased to explain more about Violet Shift, our ethos, values and how we can help you. For all enquiries, or to discuss Associate Partnership opportunities click please contacts us via the link below.

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