Who are we?

Our people

Jon Thornes MBE

John Sedgwick

Jon grew up on a dairy farm and worked in the agricultural industry for many years.  In 1998, Jon founded Cool Milk, now the UK’s leading school milk supplier, and has since created and invested in numerous other businesses, primarily in the technology sector.
A chartered accountant by training, John has spent his career in the consulting and retail sectors, and was COO of Tottenham Hotspur plc.  John has been Managing Director of Cool Milk for the past 10 years.

Paul Forrest

  ​Chris Hogg  

Paul is a seasoned business advisor specialising in fast growth, disruptive ventures.  With lead advisory and commercial strategy skills honed within the Big 4 firms, Paul has significant experience of all stages of successful business growth from funding through to capital event.
Another chartered accountant, Chris has spent his career in financial and commercial roles primarily in the service sectors, including a significant spell in the telecoms industry during the high-growth phase in the 1990s/2000s.  Chris joined Cool Milk as Deputy Managing Director in 2010.

Associated businesses

Cool Milk is the UK’s leading school milk supplier, working in partnership with local authorities and early years groups. Our technology-driven administration solutions help to supply free and subsidised milk to children in thousands of primary schools, pre-schools and nurseries across the UK.
Provision Tracker is a web-based educational technology (edtech) tool that allows schools to evaluate the cost and impact of all of their provisions and interventions, and to report on the progress of individual pupils, groups and classes.