GMAB Global Business Support

Why Choose Us

Expert on Indo-Dutch business affairs

Thomas is living and working in India for the last 12 years, enjoys the heritage of Dutch entrepreneurs and has a good grasp of how business works in both the Netherlands and India.

Personalized Attention

We provide a customized approach to suit the needs of each client. We boast of flexibility that is the envy of most big companies.

Hands on approach

We provide a hands on approach and are directly accessible to the customer. Less number of layers between us and the customer, low follow-ups translate into higher business productivity.


“GMAB has been teaching Dutch Language and Cultural Coaching workshops at the Bangalore office for 11 months and it is worth mentioning that the results were outstanding.”

Mr. Venkatakrishnan

Mr. Venkatakrishnan, MD, Rayleco, Bangalore.

“I definitely recommend the Dutch roof, because who else can teach “Nederlands” like a Dutch can?! Only thing I regret is not joining sooner, for I could have completed my B1 level too!!!”

Sandhya Venkatesh

Sandhya Venkatesh, student TU Delft

Services provided by Dutch Roof Consultancy (before GMAB Global Business Support)

Language Training & Certification, Cultural Coaching and (Business Development) Consultancy

Dutch Language Training

  • We remain the main address for Dutch Language and Culture Training in Bengaluru. We provide beginners courses (A1) but teach also at A2, B1, B2, C1 levels. We are closely connected to CNAVT (www.cnavt.org) and the ‘Taalunie’ (taalunie.org.)We customize ‘Dutch Language and Culture Training programs’ based on individual & organization needs. We did so for companies like Rayleco, Ciber, Axa, Cap Gemini, etc.

Other languages

  • With our partners we can also provide Language Training for other languages like French, German, Spanish, etc.


  • Through GMAB you can do ‘CNAVT Dutch language exam on A2, B1, B2 and C1 level in Bengaluru and acquire worldwide recognized CNAVT certificates. We also collaborate with reputed professional Language Training organizations in the Netherlands and Belgium for independent assessments.

Cultural training

  • We have attended Hofstede’sconferences in Tokyo and in Amsterdam and participated in the certification course of Hofstede Insights https://www.hofstede-insights.com/ in The Hague. We are now an associate partner of Hofstede Insights and work together with Hofstede Insights consultants to provide cultural courses on a high level.In 2017 HofstedeInsights conducted Cultural Ambassador Courses in New Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore in which we participated.

International business development

  • We are interested in innovative small (IT) companies who want to develop their business in Europe. We have an en extensive network in the Netherlands/ Belgium to help you. You’re welcome. Please send us a mail with info and make an appointment first before you come to our office.

Advisory Board ISMSB

  • Since 2013 Thomas van Berckel is a proud member of the Advisory Board of the ISMSB Business School. http://www.ismsbschool.com/