Company Profile

9001Simplified provides companies with innovative tools and services to achieve easy ISO 9001 certification and increased productivity. We have simplified ISO for you and gained worldwide recognition for our practical, business-friendly approach.

It all starts with why

The 1990s saw a rise in ISO 9001's popularity and displaying the certificate became fashionable. The focus on quick certification, however, resulted in poorly implemented ISO 9001 systems that burdened operations and hurt efficiency.

9001Simplified is here to reverse the trend by focusing on simplicity and operational benefits.



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Our story


Our first truly customizable template kit is introduced. It's a great success and opens our eyes to the needs of companies seeking to implement ISO 9001 in house.


Our first comprehensive ISO 9001 certification kit is published. This Do-It-Yourself kit merges easy certification with an efficient, business-oriented ISO system.


Free and unlimited e-Consulting becomes a feature of our certification kit. A dedicated consultant ensures problem-free implementation in even the most unusual circumstances.


Clients can now configure our products prior to purchase. Automatic configuration paves the way for ISO systems that better suit your needs and are easier to implement.


ISO certification can now be achieved 100% remotely. Everything from custom training and consultancy to certification via our partner registrars is now available as a remote option.


Our new custom hybrid approach combines inexpensive Do-It-Yourself implementation with targeted consultancy to accommodate any situation and budget.

It's about you, our clients

There are now over 4000 of you, spread over 5 continents and more than 40 countries.

Customer Map


Bank of Palestine

The Certification Package is extremely helpful. Thank you so much for such products, it's well organized, simple, and clear. I needed to read everything several times since this is my first time working with the ISO requirements, so it took little time to handle everything. But the package is doing an amazing job.

Heba Haifa, Projects Manager

APT Manufacturing Solutions

In looking for something to help us to upgrade to the ISO 9001:2015 standard, I came across the 9001Simplified Toolkit. I used Simplified as a great foundation to build a solid QMS that meets all the requirements of the ISO standard. We attained certification without any nonconformances. I highly recommend this product.

Wes Wagner, Quality Control Manager

Ever Ready Pin and Manufacturing

We went through our transition audit last year with no problems. We used the toolkit we bought from 9001Simplified to document the changes for our transition to ISO 9001:2015. We used the kit's Communication Plan, Corporate Environment, Process Matrix and Risk Management tools. The auditor was impressed and everything went smoothly. Glad we found this, and would highly recommend it.

Rick Tyner, Quality Manager

Meet our ISO 9001 Consultants

Experience, integrity and diverse skill sets are all part of us. But it's the passion for ISO 9001 that motivates us. We take interest in your unique situation and provide thoughtful and sensible advice. And for the sake of consistency, we generally don't switch our ISO 9001 experts on you.

Greg Thompson

General Manager

Greg Thompson

In his role as General Manager, Greg is shaping our strategic direction and practical, no-nonsense approach. He also actively engages in support and consulting for clients and takes part in our product development and improvement group.

Greg has extensive experience in ISO 9001. After several management positions with midsize manufacturing companies, Greg became an ISO 9001 internal auditor in 2002. Since then he has been focusing on quality management systems and has gained extensive experience implementing ISO systems at small and midsize companies around the globe. Greg joined the 9001Simplified team in 2016.

Naomi Sato

Product Manager

Naomi Sato

Naomi holds dual responsibility as ISO 9001 consultant and product manager. Naomi's intimate knowledge of our products provides her with the ideal foundation for customer support and consulting, while her first-hand insights gained from client interaction contribute to product development and improvement.

Naomi's background is in finance. She held a a senior position as an auditor for an international auditing firm before transitioning into quality management. Since 2008 Naomi has focused on ISO 9001 as a management consultant, coach and efficiency expert. Her focus is on assisting companies implementing simpler and more effective processes.

Colin Gray

Trainer and Lead Auditor

Colin Gray

Colin leads our team of ISO 9001 consultants. He also actively engages in ISO management consulting, teaches several courses and - as IRCA registered QMS Lead Auditor - performs internal audits.

Colin has been consulting, training and auditing thousands of companies in a variety of industries for 30 plus years. While the bulk of his expertise is with the ISO 9000 series of standards, Colin has worked with its industry-specific derivatives and many other management system standards. Colin's focus is on designing simple processes that are effective at organizational control and generate improvement and added value. Outside of 9001Simplified, he is a frequent contributor to conferences and industry-leading organizations.

Melodi Nelson

Trainer and Lead Auditor

Melodi Nelson

Melodi is one of our experienced consultants and IRCA registered auditors. In addition, she is a trainer for the IRCA accredited Lead Auditor course and several of our other courses.

Melodi has over 25 years experience in quality management, internal controls and laboratory audits. She began her career in the food industry where she was responsible for internal audits and all international product and farm certifications. Melodi has extensive experience in consulting, support and mentoring companies in numerous international standards but her focus here at 9001Simplified is ISO 9001.

Carl Fallon

Client Support Manager

Carl Fallon

Carl is one of our experienced ISO 9001 consultants and first point of contact for many of our clients worldwide. He is also part of our product development team where he contributes his experience and insights gained from client support.

Carl's background in ISO 9001 includes over 15 years experience as a lead auditor and management consultant. Carl has implemented ISO quality management systems for small and midsize companies throughout North America and Asia. His primary focus is on developing simple processes that increase efficiency and productivity while keeping staff motivated and engaged.

Emily Myers

Trainer and Lead Auditor

Emily Myers

Emily is one of our experienced management consultants and IRCA registered auditors. She is also a dedicated trainer for the IRCA accredited Lead Auditor course and several of our other ISO 9001 courses.

Emily's background in ISO 9001 includes over 20 years quality management in the manufacturing industry including a major international medical device producer. Emily is experienced in consulting, training and auditing of ISO 9001 and various other related ISO management standards. At 9001Simplified, Emily focuses on our on-site training courses, auditing and on-site consulting.

Simon Keller

Lead Author

Simon Keller

Simon is the lead author of our ISO 9001 documentation and instructions. He is assisted by external professionals with diverse expertise in software, design and legal issues.

Simon's educational background is in chemistry; he began his career in the quality control department of a large petrochemical company and eventually played a key role in the company's ISO 9001 implementation. Over the last 20 plus years Simon has worked as a management consultant and developed ISO 9001 quality management systems for small and midsize manufacturing and service companies. He joined the 9001Simplified team in 2015.

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