Tom Palmaerts is a trendwatcher and managing partner at Trendwolves, a full service trend and implementation agency with a focus on young consumers and modern families. He is a worldwide keynote speaker and trend consultant. Working for brands like Callebaut, Samsonite, Clariant, Coca-Cola, Hello Bank and BNP Paribas Fortis.
In 2008 Tom Palmaerts was awarded “Youth trend specialist of the year” by the dutch trendwatching platform Second Sight, as a result of his drive, originality & passion. Since 2012 he teaches ‘scenario thinking’ and ‘trendwatching’ at the University College Ghent. In September 2013 Tom Palmaerts received the award Trendwatcher of The Year. The jury explained: “He is activating and can bring things in motion.” In 2015 he published a book ‘Futures’ (Lannoo, Dutch) together with Herman Konings and Joeri Van den Bergh.