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roundwindow is a business to business consultancy service.
We have real proven experience in:
  • Strategy Development and Implementation
  • Business Improvement
  • Service Management
  • Corporate Communications
  • Management of Change
  • Asset Based Lending
  • Mentoring and Personal Development

roundwindow specializes in Strategic Management Development, helping CEOs and their companies define and develop their strategy, structure, process and people.


John Brehcist, the owner of roundwindow has worked in the fast developing Asset Based Finance industry for thirty years.


Clients range from start ups to market leaders in both emerging and developed countries. His passport features stamps from the USA to China, from Turkey to South Africa...


Examples of his roles include being retained as a Consultant, originally to the International Factors Group, and now to the combined IFG and Factors Chain International (FCI) as Advocacy Director. He also acts as the Coordinator of the EU Federation for the Factoring and Commercial Finance Industry, which lobbies in the key areas of the European Commission and Institutions on behalf of the receivables finance industry.


From 2009-16, when the business changed ownership, John was the Independent Director of the National Factoring Company, a leading Russian ABL business.




From 2014-16 he was NED of an independent UK factoring provider advising on strategy and then its repositioning and sale.

Previously the Head of Strategy and Research for Lloyds TSB Commercial Finance, a UK market leading ABL provider, he also has large scale invoice finance operational experience. 
He has a Masters degree in Chemistry from Oxford University and a Distinction level Executive MBA from Warwick, one of the UK’s leading Business Schools.

John is well known on the Receivables Finance Industry Conference circuit as a speaker and his articles are regularly published in trade based magazines.


Married and with a fantastic wife and two wonderful daughters, he likes good company, listening to music and exploring the great outdoors!