Thomas Mackillop

We have learnt, with great regret, of the death of Leicester alumnus Thomas Mackillop (Law LLB, 1979), who died on 20th March 2023, aged 66, after a battle with cancer.Photo of late Leicester alumnus Thomas Mackillop

Thomas, who was known as Tom by his family and friends, stayed at College Hall from 1976 to 1978 during his time studying at Leicester. Since graduating, Tom became the Retail Director at the British Museum for 12 years. In 1997, he moved to New York, taking on a role as the General Manager and Vice President of Thomas and Laurel fine jewellery. In 2014, he moved to Sitges in Spain to take up the role as Artistic Director of Club Carinyo, a bar, gallery and event space. After retiring in 2017, Tom returned to the UK.

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