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Fausto Galmarini, Direttore, Banca Sistema: I wanted to thank you for your participation and your effective speech. The Quarto Forum Legale Credit PA had a great success and your contribution was fundamental!

Tracy Ewen, MD, IGF: Working with John was so refreshing as he really understood our business and the challenges facing us. He worked closely with the directors and the management team to develop a strategic plan for the business. His coaching and mentoring of members of the team were invaluable and it was great to see people grow and acquire new skills. In my experience it is rare to find someone to work with that has both "soft skills" and such a depth of knowledge regarding technical issues and the market. I look forward to working with John again in the future.

Martin Large, CEO, GLE Group: I have really valued working with you at both a personal and a business level over the last year. I very much hope we will have the opportunity to work together again!

Bert Goldberg, ED, International Factoring Association (IFA): John, thank you for speaking at our IFA Factoring Conference. Congratulations, this year's conference yielded the highest overall session ratings we have ever received. I appreciate you taking the time to prepare and give a presentation to the conference attendees. On behalf of the IFA and the entire factoring community, I want to thank you again for your assistance.

Brian Tressider, CEO, Bibby Apex: John was tasked by the Bibby Apex Executive team to facilitate and give input towards our annual strategic plan. His focus was to bring insight on international developments and trends in the Industry. Following this meeting, the team is gearing up to make further inroads into the market this year after an exceptional previous year.

Tatiana Myrikova, GM Factor Rus: Dear John, it was a great pleasure to get acquainted with you during the Academy in the summer. Your lectures were very interesting and useful and the study process was very impressive and inspiring. I greatly appreciated your wide experience, deep knowledge and extensive practical skills in different business directions. Thank you very much for your advice and recommendations.

Alessandro Caretta, Il Segretario Generale, Assifact: Dear John, on behalf of the Board and all of the members of Assifact, I wish to thank you personally for your kind and very interesting participation in our General Assembly.

Otto Johannsen, CEO, fidis GmbH: John has supported fidis in a number of projects. He combines excellent knowledge of the factoring business with a courteous personality; it is always a pleasure to work with him. His structured approach and critical review have been very valuable and a great benefit to us. Whenever appropriate, we will be happy to work with him again!

Hasan Anlar, CEO, TAM Faktoring AS: John has contributed greatly since the foundation of TAM Faktoring. We have benefitted from his broad knowledge of factoring in every aspect of our firm. He is very good working with people from different backgrounds and nationalities. John motivates our team in TAM with his ideas, support and know-how. We are fortunate to have John with us while we aim high in TAM Faktoring!


CEO, Commercial Finance Company, Emerging Market: Thank you very much for your advices. I’ve read them several times and implemented. They are very useful and very impressive, I fully agree with you. You really are a professional; many thanks for your help.


Tomasz Biernat, pp. Polish Factoring Asssociation, IInd Annual Conference, Warsaw: John, thank you for your wise and intelligent presentation as well as for practical observations and advice given during the panel. There was the great contribution of yours to make the panel live, interesting and full of content.Thank you once more!

Edward Rimmer, CEO, Bibby Financial Services Ltd:Bibby Financial Services UK Strategy Board engaged roundwindow to provide a professional external perspective on our approach. We found this experience very beneficial. John brings significant input in terms of industry knowledge, experience and alternative vision. He is challenging and supportive, creative and focused.

Kate Sharp, CEO, Asset Based Finance Association (ABFA): I've known John for a number of years, both in his previous Commercial Finance role and also from him working more directly with ABFA. In roundwindow, he combines a wide knowledge of the Industry and business with a rare ability to look at situations and quickly find sensible answers, making complex ideas eaasy to understand. He puts people at ease and works closely with them to get to the best outcomes, something I think is vital in effective consultancy. He's a good guy to do business with!

Erik Timmermans, Secretary General, International Factors Group (IFG): At IFG we have worked with John Brehcist as a strategic consultant to the Board of Directors. We were impressed by his knowledge and understanding of the international environment for factoring and ABL and by his skills as a facilitator in a strategic brainstorm. John's capacities of listening, involving all participants and proposing a clear synthesis of discussions have added great value to IFG's Board Meetings. We warmly recommend the strategic consultancy services of roundwindow to the entire Commercial Finance Industry.

Bob Lefroy, The Editor, Business Money: John is one of the great brains that was recently behind the outstanding success of the Lloyds TSB Commercial Finance operation, one of the biggest in the world yet also one of the most innovative... Of all the big bank operations this was the one that possessed that indefinable thing called flair... A leading strategy planner with the medals to prove it. Time for a fresh look at your operation by an expert you do not need to spend a week briefing about the sector? (Issue 174)

Michael Bickers, MD, BCR Publishing Ltd: John has a high level understanding of business infrastructure, marketing strategies and strategic thinking. He also understands the value of building long term relationships with his clients and has a very easy, friendly and engaging but also professional approach. He is a good presenter and knows how to focus on the fundamental issues that really matter to a business. I would have no hesitation in recommending John for senior level advice for overall business strategy and positioning
Ted Ettershank, Former MD Lloyds TSB Commercial Finance Ltd:John is a hugely experienced strategist who will work with you to deliver real benefit to your business. He worked with me to set out the strategic direction of the highly successsful and market leading Lloyds TSB Commercial Finance business. He will challenge and support to bring the best solutions to the opportunities and issues you face. If you want out of the box but practical thinking, speak to him!
David Totney, MD, Liquidity Ltd (now Santander Invoice Finance): By working with roundwindow we were able to add structure to our strategic planning exercise through the clear guidance and experience of John Brehcist. The result is that our Business has an agreed, common sense way forward which will allow us to grow profitably within our competitive market whilst ensuring no compromise on service delivery and maintaining satisfaction for our committed team. John’s extensive industry knowledge and experience was undoubtedly a major contributor to the success of this process.