Tom Thackeray


Office Location: London

Phone: +44 20 70754000

Tom Thackeray is a principal in Heidrick & Struggles’ London office and a member of the global Private Equity Practice.

Tom works with clients across the lifecycle of private capital funds in EMEA. He leads senior appointments for the GP: fundraising (IR), investment, and operating professionals. He is also responsible for managing relationships with private capital funds and delivering ‘the power of Heidrick & Struggles’ to their portfolio business leadership requirements, pre- and post-acquisition.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Tom worked at a London-based boutique search firm specializing in appointments for private equity investment professionals and fundraisers, placement agents, and in-house IR teams in EMEA. Previously, Tom was a research associate for a London-based boutique search firm within its fixed income, currency, and commodity team.


Tom graduated from Bristol University with a bachelor of science degree in politics. He is an alumni of Cambridge Judge Business School’s general management program.

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