Dr. Michelle Swann



Dr. Michelle Swann is the proprietor of Focal Point Consultancy. Before starting a business in consulting, Dr. Swann worked in a variety of professional and academic fields. Her experiences spans the nonprofit health sector, journalism, teaching at several Universities, and working in business.


She now helps others achieve their goals and reap the rewards of success. Dr. Swann is a natural born problem solver with an aptitude for creating mechanisms to deal with unique situations. Being a good listener gives her the ability to understand the needs of her clients.


Dr. Swann is an enthusiastic, intelligent, and hard-working professional who knows how to relax. In her free time, she enjoys rowing, photography, reading, and spending time with family.  


Beatrix Zumsteg

BEd, M.A.


Beatrix Zumsteg is a partner at Focal Point Consultancy.  She has over 20 years of experience in middle and upper management in a large academic organization. She understands a significant amount about the dynamics and change processes in organizations. 


Beatrix appreciates the impact professional development and corporate policies have on both individuals and organizations in terms of efficiency, productivity, and achievement. This places her in an ideal role to help with problem solving and developing professional communication skills.


Beatrix is an outgoing person and thrives on helping people achieve positive outcomes and personal satisfaction in their day to day work. 

When she isn't working, Beatrix enjoy skiing, sailing, biking, and hiking. She is bilingual in German and English.


Our Team