School Trends

Meet The Team

School Trends are excited to introduce the recent appointment of our new owners; Patrick Kedemos, Mark Raven and Tim Thrall. Their wealth of experience marks a shift in School Trends becoming a stronger and more innovative company with plans to expand our capacity, quality service levels and client base over the upcoming years. We look forward to sharing the journey of the new School Trends with you.

Joining them is experienced schoolwear director, Chris Drew. His wealth of experience within the industry and number one focus on delivering high-quality garments with a first-class service means School Trends always puts their customers first.

Patrick Kedemos Mark Raven Tim Thrall Chris Drew

 Patrick Kedemos

 Mark Raven

 Tim Thrall

 Chris Drew

Patrick has more than 25 years of experience working with companies who are market leaders within their field. His core focus is to simplify complex businesses through technology and advice. Patrick is an investment banker, sits on several boards, teaches financial modelling and has had countless directorships. Mark is an experienced Finance Director working at this capacity for over 25 years. His unique experience provides unparalleled access to financial leadership which will help us achieve our long-term goals. Mark challenges all the norms within a company and pushes people to avoid conventional thinking – this drives change, and ensures we stay at the forefront of innovation – both now and in the future. Tim is a hands-on director who has extensive career experience as an effective financial turnaround specialist alongside wide-ranging general and financial management knowledge. His hands-on, no nonsense approach results in solid leadership, intellectual insight and a dedication to support all members of the team.  This enthusiastic approach to leadership and change is generating a culture which everyone is excited to be involved in. Chris started with School Trends 15 years ago. Chris has been an integral part of the team, during his time has progressed to become Director of Sales and Marketing. This extensive knowledge of the company places him in a position to be a driving force – playing a vital role in linking various departments and co-ordinating activities to deliver results and increase performance.