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Adrian Stanciu (Romania)

Adrian Stanciu is a leading Organizational Development consultant in Romania, specializing in organizational culture management and change. His work touched more than 50 organizations, large or small, in Romania and other countries, and many hundreds of managers and leaders. He is also a managing partner of Human Synergistics Romania, an affiliate of Human Synergistics International, the leading research organization in the field of organizational culture, and a partner in Human Synergistics Bulgaria, Hungary and Serbia

Adrian Stanciu was a founding partner of Ascendis Consulting, the largest Romanian training firm, founded in 1997, from which he exited in 2007.

Also, Adrian is a founding member of the Erudio foundation, an organization dedicated to bringing creativity and expressivity in the field of leadership, and the organizer of the Erisma executive development program in Creative Leadership.

Prior to being a consultant, his career included management positions such as Managing director of Xerox Romania, Business Unit director of Xerox CEE and General Manager of Arexim, a Romanian IT systems integrator company that he co-founded and subsequently sold to Xerox Corp.

Adrian also successfully started and subsequently sold several other businesses, such as Kiwi Finance, a financial services brokerage or Arexim Line, a TV distribution network.

In the management development field, Adrian has developed and delivered numerous Executive Training programs to customers of various sizes and of various industries, such as IBM, Xerox, Orange, Raiffesen Bank, Citibank, Allianz, and many local entrepreneurial companies as well as coaching top executives from various industries.

In the academic field, Adrian has graduated as a MSc in the Bucharest Technical University in 1985. He has taught various subjects in graduate business programs in the Bucharest Technical University, the National School of Political Studies, the Academy of Economic Studies as well as the Change Management course in the University of Ottawa and the Canadian-Romanian MBA, and the OBHRM and Change Management courses for CEU Business School.

Adrian is also a constant voice in the Romanian business press, with more than 50 articles published. You can also read him at

Adrian lives in France together with his wife Roxana and their daughter Sonia, but continues to work in Romania and the surrounding countries.

Courses taught: Managing Cultural Diversity, Leading Change in Multinationals and Managing Effective Sales Organizations