About Us

AuditMentor was developed by our company Director, John Marsden, as a way of providing cost-effective auditor training without the need to travel for face-to-face courses.

AuditMentor, a subsidiary of Marsden International, is a small dedicated team that has delivered online training for more than 10 years, to delegates all over the world.

Meet the team


About John

John Marsden has worked with HSEQ management systems since the early 1990s.

He was involved in the packaging and print committee reviewing the development of ISO 14001:1996 and since then has carried out over 2000 days of certification audits.

John has worked for a number of international certification bodies, is a Fellow of IEMA and a registered lead auditor who carries out integrated certification audits of many of the world’s leading companies (Rio Tinto, Mars, Coca Cola, Unilever etc).

He created and personally delivered over 100 IEMA and IRCA Lead Auditor Training Courses in over 17 countries for organisations including the United Nations and the World Bank.  See his detailed CV here.



About Carol

Carol Marsden is the HSE Course Developer for AuditMentor. Working alongside John, Carol has developed the range of courses, from the first (back in 2012) right up to the latest ISO 45001 course, launched in 2020.

“There is a real sense of satisfaction and achievement when we publish the courses, knowing what we have put into them, seeing them work well and knowing they will be delivered to delegates all over the world”.


Gary Huddless

About Gary

Gary Huddless is the Learning Manager for AuditMentor. He has got almost a decade of experience in online training, HSE and communications.

For AuditMentor, Gary provides comprehensive support and guidance for delegates throughout their learning, and manages the relationship between the delegates and the certification bodies, ensuring a smooth certification process.

“At AuditMentor we pride ourselves on being different to the run-of-the mill training. My job is to make sure people get the personal touch – providing support and helping people through their learning experience.”

Auditmentor and GDPR

As you are probably aware, a new European privacy law called the General Data Protection Regulation (or GDPR) came into effect on 25th May 2018.

The basic principle behind it – treat people’s personal data the way you’d want your own data to be treated – benefits everyone. We have always followed this principle in caring for your data, but we have taken this opportunity to review our processes and policies. You can view our updated privacy policy on this web site.

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