A History of Excellence & Innovation

Since 1994, we have been serving our clients with distinction. We have placed innovation at the heart of our organisation and in the Conformity & Compliance field, we have introduced many first-to-market products including certified online training in 2001, certified integrated systems training since 2012 and are offering business consulting services that go significantly beyond conformity and deliver real results and make performance a habit™


Our mission is to help our clients deliver differentiating, substantial and sustainable improvements in their performance and to build an organization that attracts, develops, excites, and retains exceptional people

  • Our Core Values

    The Client Always Comes First. This means we deliver more value than expected. It doesn’t mean doing whatever the client asks.
  • Integrity

    Uphold absolute integrity. We respect local custom and culture, as long as we don’t compromise our integrity.
  • Client Confidentiality

    We don’t reveal sensitive information. We focus on making our clients successful.
  • Honesty

    We stay independent and able to disagree, regardless of the popularity of our views or their effect on our fees. We have the courage to invent and pioneer innovative solutions to problems. We do this to help build internal support, get to real issues and reach practical recommendations
  • Cost Effectiveness

    We expect our people to spend clients’ and our firm’s resources as if their own resources were at stake

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Our History

We have a wealth of domestic and international experience with organization’s of all sizes and we bring all that practical experience to our clients worldwide. Very few providers in the world can match our experience in delivery.

Kelmac Group® is certified by IRCA as a Training Provider. We were the first and are the oldest IRCA Accredited Training Provider in Ireland, since 1996 and hold a broad range of accreditations in the fields of ISO 9001, ISO 13485, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, ISO/FSSC 22000, HACCP & SQFI for an independent provider in Ireland and the U.S.

Kelmac Group® trains hundreds of Auditors on our certified courses on an annual basis and to date, have delivered our training solutions in 18+ different countries including multiple languages.

The company began operations in May 1996 initially offering IRCA certifed training solutions. Over the years the range of products offered has expanded. The executive management team consists of Gerard Kelly, CEO and Eoin Philip Kelly, President. The executive management team is supported by a team of over twenty experienced professionals and four support staff.

Gerard Kelly - CEO

Gerard is an International recognized management system Principle Instructor in a number of disciplines, e.g. Quality, Medical Devices, Food Safety, Environment, Occupational Health and Safety, Information Security including Integrated Management Systems and keynote business conference speaker, and seminar leader. Additionally, he is a senior executive advisor, consultant, author, and successful businessman. Gerard is also the Founder of the Kelmac Group®.

Gerard started the company in 1994 and today the Kelmac Group’s management system auditor course curriculum is one of the largest accredited management system course curriculum in the world held by an independent provider covering the fields of ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 22000, OHSAS 18001, ISO 13485 and ISO/IEC 27001. Gerard’s innovative approach has resulted in the Kelmac Group® holding multiple International training accreditations in the field of management systems, e.g. IRCA, RABQSA International, SQFI and the International HACCP Alliance.

Gerard’s diverse role of instructor, keynote conference speaker, and seminar leader, senior executive advisor, consultant, author, and successful businessman means he brings a unique experience into the training learning and consulting environment. Today Gerard time is spent between Europe, the Middle East, USA and Ireland. This is reflected in the current diverse list of clients Gerard works with today. The client list includes multinational clients, Nestle, Analog Devices, Integra Life Sciences, Cook Medical, Stryker Instruments, Zurich Insurance; International Development Agency clients include the International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group; USAID; UNIDO; Government Agency clients include the Food Safety Authority of Ireland, the Irish Medicines Board, European Food Safety Agency, Irish Aviation Authority, Department of Agriculture, Irish Aer Corps, US FDA, USDA; International Certification Body clients, e.g. BVQI, TuV, AIB, Skilliker, Moody International, DNV , and multiple SME clients.

Eoin P. Kelly - President

Eoin executively manages Kelmac Group®'s day-to-day operations including overall administration, business development, branding strategy, sales/marketing and growing International Network Partner network. Since graduating from the National University of Ireland, Galway in 2006, Eoin joined the management team of Kelmac Group® tasked with launching a wide ranging open/public training program in Ireland plus overseeing Kelmac Group®'s international expansion through establishing a strategy to identify and attract international network partners wishing to market and deliver Kelmac Group®'s leading training solutions in their local respective markets.

In 2010, Kelmac Group® entered the North American market as Kelmac International LLC before changing to Kelmac I Group, Inc in 2011. Having opened a new office in downtown Chicago in September 2012, Eoin will be overseeing the launch of Kelmac Group®'s wide range of courses in a large scale open enrollment program seeing over 250 training courses running in 25+ cities throughout the U.S from January 2013.

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Blog Posts

  • Kelmac Begins Virtual Instructor-Led Training for All ISO Courses

    We are pleased to announce today, Wednesday 01st April 2020, CQI-IRCA approved the Kelmac Group® to start delivery of Virtual Instructor-Led Training [VILT] classes.  The Kelmac Group® will immediately commence offering VILT classes for a

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  • FSSC Approves Kelmac Group's FSSC Training Courses

    We are delighted to announce our approval by FSSC as an approved Training Provider to deliver FSSC 22000 Certified Foundation, Internal Auditor and Lead Auditor training courses.Globally FSSC 22000 is one of the leading Food Safety Manageme

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  • FSSC Approves Kelmac Group's FSSC Training Courses

    We are delighted to announce our approval by FSSC as an approved Training Provider to deliver FSSC 22000 Certified Foundation, Internal Auditor and Lead Auditor training courses.Globally FSSC 22000 is one of the leading Food Safety Manageme

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