Tim Morris has reflected on his time as CFO of Radius Payment Solutions ahead of taking up his new post as UK CEO of DC Advisory.

Morris posted a selfie of himself outside Radius 44,000 sq ft offices at Arden Square – complete with Star Wars inspired bar and roof top terrace – to mark his last day as CFO.

Writing on LinkedIn he said the photo painted ‘a thousand words’ and reflected on the progress Radius had made since he joined.

“This brand new Radius global technology centre was a design on paper when I joined and after 18 site progress meetings is now the command centre for turning a leading European telematics business into a global leader,” he said.

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“Radius has created a powerhouse in mobility services over 34 years through building for the long-term.

“I’m proud to have paved a few more blocks in the road to Radius’ continued success, working with talented teams to create an inclusive environment in which all colleagues can flourish.

“Sadly, I will miss the official opening of the Star Wars-themed office to experience the Millennium falcon meeting room, Yoda’s pizzeria, Star Wars rooftop bar (with Han Solo wall frieze)…..but thanks to the whole Radius team for your support and…..may the force be with you.

“Instead, I will be starting a new dawn in Tokyo on 4th April as UK CEO of DC Advisory at our parent, Daiwa Securities’, global leaders’ meeting. I’m excited to then get back to London and Manchester to meet my new teams and get out and about to see clients, old and new.

“Thanks again to (Radius founder) Bill Holmes and (CEO) Lee Everett for the opportunity, your support and a great few years at Radius; David Whileman at Inflexion for being a supportive investment partner and to Richard Madden at DC Advisory for placing his trust in me as his successor as he moves up to European executive chairman to drive through the plan to make DC Advisory the pre-eminent global mid-market investment bank.”

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Morris will focus on driving DC Advisory through the next phase of growth.

Recent activity includes the firm’s acquisition of IBI Corporate Finance in November 2023, the launch of a Benelux office in 2022, opening DC Advisory Thailand in 2021, the launch of DC Advisory Italy in 2019 and an acquisition to create DC Advisory Spain in 2019.