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About us

Even though communicating and learning is possible in many ways, Business Games believes truly connecting to others is today’s real challenge. This cannot be achieved in a one-way presentation. In order to actually reach people, we develop training sessions in the shape of live gaming.

Live gaming is a proven and successful tool:

  • to get your message across.
  • to bolster the team spirit.
  • to share knowledge in an interactive way.
  • to train and improve (soft) skills.
  • to create awareness: What can we do better or differently?

All this in order to make sure everyone uses their full potential to reach the the defined objectives of an organisation.

In a game, natural behaviors quickly reach the surface. We create safe learning environments that challenges you to bring your true selves to the table. And yes, in your excitement, sometimes you make mistakes. Just like in real life. By playing our games we use those ‘mistakes’ to turn them into insightful learning opportunities, again in a fun and safe setting.

With this in mind, Gijs van der Linden founded Business Games in 2002. As frontrunner in this field he developed many game dynamics. Where do people learn the most from? How can we turn this in an interactive game? And how do we safeguard the fun element, a very important part of every game we develop?   

Since then, Gijs has surrounded himself with a team of inspiring professionals, each with a different background. “We have one thing in common: the principle of experience based learning is in our DNA. A part of our team excels at facilitating live games for our valued clients. Another part of our team develops customized, playful games for the most various issues and the final part of our team creates the right look-and-feel of all of our materials. To sum it up: a perfectly balanced team that works with a lot of passion and expertise on your learning objectives.”

In the past years we have become the leading provider of live Business Games. With our knowledge and experience we are able to quickly switch gears so your needs are properly dealt with. We believe in doing it perfectly, … or not at all! This means we get more than half of our business by word of mouth.

We have a team of trained facilitators who run Business Games throughout Asia. Please contact us for more information.

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The Asia team

Mariola Wolters
Mariola WoltersManaging Director, Business Games Asia
Mariola has worked for both solid blue-chip companies, government and agile entrepreneurs. This combined with her extensive experience in leadership coaching (certified training at Concordia University Montreal), makes her a strong facilitator at Business Games. She has an energizing style, is challenging yet supportive and she loves to stimulate change. The clients she has worked with include: Unilever, Bank of Singapore, KPMG, Alltech, Diamond Gas International and Wilhelmsen.
Patricia Arkenbout
Patricia ArkenboutManaging Partner, Business Games Asia
Patricia is specialised in leadership and transformation. She has worked for over 12 years in the international banking industry in a variety of management roles. She is a certified leadership coach with great facilitating skills and loves to combine her enthusiasm with her excellent observation skills, making every Business Game a fun learning event that stimulates long term improvement.
Joeri Gianotten
Joeri GianottenFacilitator, Business Games Asia
Joeri’s enthusiasm for coaching and leadership development combined with his global business development experience makes him an experienced facilitator at Business Games Asia. Joeri has facilitated trainings and workshops for more than 4 years and has worked with clients such as Philips, DBS, ANZ, UBS, KPMG and Manulife among others.
Frank Bomers
Frank BomersFacilitator, Business Games Asia
Frank is an experienced all round business development specialist who has facilitated Business Games in most countries in the region, working with clients such as AXA, British American Tobacco, Philips, DBS, Microsoft, SingTel and Sony Entertainment.