Alan Mitchell

Specialist subjects

  • ISO 9001
  • ISO 14001
  • BS OHSAS 18001
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Learning and Development
  • Training
  • Course development

Alan is a Tutor for BSI’s UK Training department, specialising in Quality, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety Management. Alan has a wealth of experience in the engineering & manufacturing sector with previous management roles in Engineering, Quality, Environmental and OHS to senior level in a range of industries. Significant expertise in management systems has developed in parallel with the above industrial experience.

Alan joined the BSI Training Department after several years as a further education lecturer. Prior to lecturing, Alan had a career progression spanning 30 years in engineering & manufacturing from apprentice to senior management. Practical experience in implementation, transition and improvement of multiple management systems in a variety of industries.

Alan has extensive working knowledge of various ISO management system standards, including ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and BS OHSAS 18001.


Work experience highlights

  • BSI Management Systems Tutor
  • Lecturer in Further Education
  • Previous high-profile awards for ‘World Class’ and ‘Best Practice’ related to Management Systems
  • Engineering Lead / Project Management awards
  • Extensive background in business improvement through the implementation and improvement of management system standards


Career experience

  • Developed from within the Engineering and Manufacturing sector
  • Sector experience:
    • Automotive
    • Sub-Contract Manufacture
    • Electronics
    • Oil & Gas
  • Senior Management Experience
  • Qualified Lecturer in Further Education


Industry knowledge

  • Management System Implementation
  • Manufacturing – Mechanical
  • Manufacturing - Electronics
  • Engineering Design
  • Project Management
  • Materials Technology
  • DFM / DFM
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Quality Management
  • Coaching and Mentoring



  • Teaching Qualification – Further Education
  • Assessor / Verifier Qualified
  • Engineering
  • Lead Auditor ISO 14001
  • Lead Auditor ISO 9001