CompassPoint Consulting is a financial and business consulting company focusing on business reformation, financial and business-related services, and – ultimately – the success of its clients. Whilst medical practitioners focus on the physical health of their patients, we focus on the financial health of our clients.

Through years of experience, the founder has developed a passion for assisting businesses with increasing profitability and ingraining sound financial and business principles.

Think of us as a super helpful outsourced executive for your company. We have a toolbox full of knowledge and experience in various areas like finance, operations, and strategy.

When companies need help with things like:

  • Budgeting and monthly management reporting
  • Root cause analysis
  • Improving efficiency
  • Cash flow and working capital management
  • How to grow in a structured manner
  • Gearing for retirement
  • Installing controls to safeguard their business
  • Advice on call
  • Projects

...they call us.

CompassPoint Consulting can help businesses that are preoccupied with their goods, services, and internal operations develop solid financial principles and procedures.

Our goal is to assist businesses in reforming to reach their maximum potential by using our knowledge, best practices, and sound financial discipline.


Based in Cape Town, South Africa, the company focuses on financial and business consulting for small to medium-sized companies nationwide.



  • Listen to your problems and understand your goals
  • Analyse your business
  • Come up with solutions and recommendations
  • Assist with implementations
  • Support along the way


We conduct business with integrity, honesty and accountability and enjoy building relationships that uphold these values.

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Michael is a CA (SA) with over two decades of experience, starting CompassPoint Consulting after 18 years in the corporate world. He became successful early in his career by landing his first CFO role six years post-qualification. He continued as CFO for nine years in charge of various companies in different industries, including one listed on the London Stock Exchange (AIM).

Throughout his corporate career, Michael successfully overhauled finance functions, implemented sound financial and management controls and achieved a complete turnaround and restructuring of a business, turning massive losses into profits. During this time, he developed the skills and passion for fixing and transforming businesses no matter the underlying issues. Coupled with his vision of assisting those in need, he founded Ascendant Wealth (later rebranded as CompassPoint Consulting) to assist companies needing financial and business tools and advice.