FDSV Board of Directors

After holding several leadership positions at both tour operators and international language schools, Peter Schuto joined the company ruf Reisen GmbH in 2018. In addition, he serves as an advisor to offaehrte Sprachreisen, a wholly owned subsidiary of ruf with language schools throughout Europe. One of his main priorities for the FDSV is ongoing quality development within the Association. He has been the Chair of the FDSV Board of Directors since 2013.


Alberto Sarno was born in Rome and has been the Managing Director of the company Sprachcaffe since 1983. Sprachcaffe is a German language-tour operator with its own schools and offices around the world. One of the key priorities in his work for the FDSV is the internationalisation of the Association and the entire industry – because language learning breaks down barriers. He has been a member of the FDSV Board of Directors since 1995.
Constanze Sietz is Head of Programme Development at TravelWorks (Travelplus Group GmbH) – a company that offers programmes for children, teenagers and adults interested in travelling, working, volunteering or studying abroad. Its products range from language stays to high school exchange programmes and internships. In her work for the FDSV she is committed to raising the profile of the Association, both inside and outside the sector, and establishing the FDSV and its membership badge as a mark of quality. She has been a member of the FDSV Board of Directors since 2011.