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LCL Partners are helping you succeed!

LCL is an advisory firm, with experience in adding value for clients through simplification, cost optimisation and business transformation, including M&A.

LCL Partners are experts with significant experience in general and financial management, corporate governance, implementation of business transformational programs, mergers and acquisitions and people support, including career counselling.


We partner with your teams to shift ways of working and accomplish goals—whether simplifying processes, increasing agility, enabling business transformation, or preparing for the future of work.

Starting with diagnostics phase that includes interviews and quantitative analyses and a change program, designed to challenge status quo thinking and enable optimal performance, we are closely working with Board of Directors and C-Level Executives.

Emerging technology, rising customer expectations, changing consumer behaviours, shifting business models and other forces are creating remarkable opportunities and challenges. More and more organizations are seeking agility. In order to become an agile organization, simplifying complexity is the necessary first step. We work with leaders to transform their organizations from complexity to simplicity enabling higher efficiencies, lower costs and more innovation.


We are dedicated professionals who team with our clients to find solutions and pursue opportunities to growth the business in a sustainable manner.


To be the consulting firm of choice, working closely with shareholders and Board of Directors to enhance fundamental company value through optimisation, simplification and business transformation programs.

Core values

  • Integrity – Serving clients and stakeholders ethically and with high standards
  • Accountability – Accepting ownership and responsibility to complete tasks and overcome obstacles
  • Dedication – Expressing enthusiasm and commitment to fulfil responsibilities to our clients
  • Respect – Valuing diversity and inclusion.

Competitive advantages

  • Top companies and leaders network
  • Effective leadership
  • Simplification mindset
  • Leading complex transformations
  • Profit & market share sustainable growth
  • Corporate governance and board memberships
Ciprian Ladunca is Founder & Managing Partner of LCL, an advisory firm focused to add value for clients through strategy review, simplification and business transformation programs, including mergers and acquisitions.

With a +25 years distinguished career in consulting and financial services, Ciprian served in leadership positions in large organisations with +2 million clients, +2 Billion USD assets under management or +1000 employees. He started his career as Senior Consultant in KPMG, acting as interim, outsourced and part-time CFO for KPMG’s clients. He was appointed CFO & DCEO for AIG and Metlife, being in charge with Romanian life insurance companies and private pension funds. Moreover, he was involved in important transformation programs such as spin-offs, mergers, acquisitions and branching. Ciprian served as Non-Executive Director and Chairman of Audit Committee for Tarom – national airline company.

Starting October 2019, Ciprian is Managing Director of the Aspen Institute Romania, leading the excellent Romanian team. He is elected Board Member and Treasurer of Amcham Romania, member of the US Chamber of Commerce. As Chair of Amcham Capital Markets and Financial Services Committee, Ciprian is directly connected to the financial services sector. He is Board Member of United Way Romania, with objectives to engage more companies and individuals in CSR, philanthropic and volunteering activities. Ciprian facilitated significant social and financial inclusion programs with other like-minded organisations like Junior Achievement, Save the Children and Habitat for Humanity.

Ciprian, Fellow of the Life Management Institute US Atlanta, LOMA, graduated the Academy of Econmic Studies in Bucharest, Romania. He obtained the Professional Certificate in Management from Open University Business School UK. He is member of Romanian Chartered Accountants Association and of the Independent Directors Association, EcoDa Network.

Loredana Ladunca is Founder & Partner of LCL, being in charge with people services area. She is assisting clients reaching their full potential, identifying their needs and career goals, developing a career strategy, making informed decisions. Building effective relationships and partnerships, networking, empowering people, making things happen.

Strong business acumen developed working for multinational and private Romanian companies. Entrepreneurial skills proven by starting and developing a niche project-financial recruitment as a freestanding business.

The Bucharest University of Economic Studies. Bachelor’s Degree 1997. Finance&Banks.
Financial Services Education-Life Office Management Association, HR Modules 2009.
GCDF Training Program, Career Counselor Certification. Global Career Development Facilitator 2013.
Training “Pe Meserie”, Interpreting psychometric tools: SDS(Self-Directed Search), BFQ(Big Five Questionnaire), IST(Intelligenz Struktur Test 2000R) 2016.

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