Stephen Chipman

Regional Managing Director, Americas and Divisional Managing Director, International Expansion

Stephen Chipman

Stephen joined Vistra in May 2018 when the firm acquired Radius, a US-based international expansion services firm. Stephen was appointed as Group Managing Director of Vistra International Expansion Services.  Preceding this, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Radius. He was responsible for guiding the organization to achieve its goal of becoming the US market leader in international expansion services, achieving double-digit growth in sales performance and EBITDA culminating in a successful sale of Radius to Vistra. Stephen is a recognized global leader and experienced CEO with a lifelong passion for international business and successful global growth.

Before joining Radius, Stephen capped his 34 year career with Grant Thornton as CEO in the U.S. where he led the $1.5 billion firm through the post financial crisis period, returning it to growth with double-digit increases in revenue and profitability. Prior to this role, Stephen was CEO of Grant Thornton in China where he headed the restructuring of start-up operations to create a national firm with more than 2,500 people in 17 offices.

A US and British citizen, Stephen is a certified public accountant in Illinois and Texas as well as a chartered accountant in England and Wales. Stephen was educated in the UK and attended Plymouth College and Plymouth Polytechnic. He is based in Boston, MA.

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