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Mick O'Connor

Mick O'Connor

Founder and Director

Mick O’Connor is the Founder and Director of HAELO, which draws upon his 30+ years career from an apprentice welder straight from school to successfully leading operations in Space, Defence, Aerospace, Shipbuilding, Oil, Petrochemical, Construction, Aviation, and Manufacturing Industries. He is a Chartered Engineer, Chartered Director, Fellow of the Institute of Directors, and Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He is the IoD Chartered Director Ambassador for Glasgow and West of Scotland, Master of the Glasgow Incorporation of Hammermen, PhD candidate and Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor at Glasgow Caledonian University

From Adam Smith to inventing the ATM, Scotland has a long proud history of innovation in the financial world we know today. As a nation, we are privileged with a community of entrepreneurs and access to world leading universities and experts that will propel the Scottish FinTech ecosystem, and we are excited to be a part of and contribute to the next generation of Scottish ingenuity in the financial services sector.

HAELO is a RegTech business focused on developing GRC technology for use in the financial sector to assure compliance and safeguard against the threat of cyber-attack. The HAELO IO® software uses people powered intelligence to provide early detection of emergent threats and shortens response cycle times to reduce an organisations exposure to risk.