Who are the experts behind 9001Academy?

9001Academy is one of the Academies of Advisera.com. Advisera specializes in helping organizations implement top international standards and frameworks such as EU GDPR, ISO 27001, ISO 9001, ISO 13485, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, IATF 16949, ISO/IEC 17025, AS9100, ISO 20000 and ITIL. Over the years, Advisera has become a global leader in the provision of web-based training and documentation developed by the leading experts.

Our best-in-class products and services have been successfully utilized in 100+ countries around the world, led by our top-shelf customer support.

Meet the team

Carlos Pereira da Cruz
Lead ISO 9001 Expert, Advisera

Carlos Pereira da Cruz has 30 years of experience helping various organizations including industrial, healthcare, and service companies in the implementation of management systems.

His main concern has been incorporating a business point of view with a strong focus on results, when implementing or reviewing management systems.

He has an MSc in Chemical Engineering and a post-graduation on Quality Engineering from CEQUAL.

Christian Katz
ISO 9001 expert for Germany,
Austria and Switzerland

Christian Katz is an expert in ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 and has been working with these standards for more than 12 years. His customers are in Switzerland and in Germany.

His experience proves that a well-implemented management system supports the company to thrive and grow sustainably. His passion is integrated management systems.

He is a certified Lead Auditor for ISO 9001 and ISO 27001. He also works as a trainer and therefore knows the challenges and topics from all perspectives.

Iciar Gallo
ISO 9001 Expert

Iciar Gallo has more than 10 years of experience in business consulting, including a number of management systems such as ISO 14001 and ISO 9001.

She has worked for several international companies and prestigious universities not only in Spain, but also in Panama, Venezuela, England, and more recently in the USA, where she led an important project during 2014-2015. She has also worked as a teacher of several courses on environmental standards at AENOR. Iciar holds a Masters Degree in Environmental Management and Control from the Technical University of Madrid and is certified as an internal auditor of ISO 9001 and ISO 14001.

Fulvio Paparo
ISO 9001 Expert for Italy

CEO of EQMC Srl – Excellence Quality Management Consulting, graduated in Economics, holds an MBA at the SDA Bocconi, a Postgraduate Specialisation in Economics and Management of SMEs at the University of Bergamo and a Specialisation course in Quality Management Systems at AICQCN, accredited at national and European level. In the last 20 years he carried out training, consulting and Lead Auditing activities on following standards: ISO 9000, ISO 9001, ISO 9004, ISO 10014. He is also accredited at national and European level as EFQM (European Foundation for Quality Management) Assessor and expert in Organizational models oriented to excellence in TQM -Total Quality Management.

Dejan Kosutic
CEO, Advisera

As our leader, Dejan heads up a number of websites dedicated to helping ISO and IT professionals to fully understand and successfully implement leading standards.

Dejan holds an MBA from Henley Management College, and boasts senior-level experience in the fields of banking, insurance and investment funds. A recognized expert in the standards of information security and business continuity (ISO 27001 and ISO 22301), Dejan has authored numerous documentation toolkits and online tutorials for these standards.

Among Dejan’s awards and certifications are: ISO 9001 Lead Auditor, Certified Management Consultant, Associate Business Continuity Professional, and ISO/IEC Lead Auditor for Information Security Management Systems.


Mark Hammar
Mark Hammar is a Certified Manager of Quality / Organizational Excellence through the American Society for Quality, and has been a Quality Professional since 1994. Mark has experience in auditing, improving processes and writing procedures for Quality & Environmental Management Systems, and is certified as a Lead Auditor for ISO 9001, AS9100, and ISO 14001.

John Nolan
John Nolan is a Fellow of the Institute of Leaders and Managers in the United Kingdom, and Prince 2 accredited with a background in Engineering and Electronics and Data Storage and transfer. Having studied and qualified as both a Mechanical and Electronic Engineer, he has spent the last 15 years designing and delivering Quality Systems and projects across many sectors in the UK, including both national and local government. See his LinkedIn profile here.

Tom Taormina
Tom Taormina, CMC, CMQ/OE, is a subject matter expert in the ISO 9000 series of standards. He has written 10 books on the beneficial use of the standard. He has worked with more than 700 companies and was one of the first Quality Control Engineers at NASA’s Mission Control Center during Projects Gemini and Apollo.

The best route to ISO 9001

Find everything needed for your ISO 9001 implementation in one complete toolkit. Your implementation project can be quick and simple, and there’s no need to hire an expensive consultant.


  • Created by the experts – Our document templates were developed by leading experts in ISO 9001.
  • Individualized support – We aren’t only a website – we give you live guidance and support from real industry experts.
  • One-stop shop – 9001Academy has everything you need for your ISO 9001 implementation.
  • 90% cost savings – Our unique package of products and services only costs 10% of what the average ISO 9001 consultant costs, with the highest quality available. Our customers save big money with 9001Academy.

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