The Secretariat was appointed by the members of the Donor Committee. The respective mandate was granted to a consortium consisting of Swisscontact, INBAS GmbH, KEK-CDC Consultants and L&R Social Research. The lead is with Swisscontact.

The Secretariat is run by the head of the Secretariat and two collaborators, who are supported in their work by three experts from the consortium.

Field of Activities

The Secretariat coordinates and supports the activities of the Donor Committee. Its main tasks include the positioning of the topic of dual VET in development cooperation, ensuring an effective knowledge management and networking. The Secretariat is the official contact point for enquiries to the Donor Committee.

Contact Details

DC dVET Secretariat  
Hardturmstrasse 123
CH-8005 Zürich
Telefon: +41 44 454 17 07


Our Team

Sibylle Schmutz
Sibylle Schmutz Head
Phone: +41 44 454 17 07
E-Mail: sibylle.schmutz@…
Maria-Anna Fernández
Maria-Anna FernándezCollaborator
Phone: +41 44 454 17 87
E-Mail: maria-anna.fernandez@…
Katharina Jaik
Katharina JaikCollaborator
Phone: +41 44 454 17 38
E-Mail: katharina.jaik@…
Wolfgang Schlegel
Wolfgang Schlegel INBAS GmbH
Thematic Expert
Walter Reiter
Walter Reiter L&R Sozialforschung OG
Thematic Expert
Franz Kehl
Franz KehlKEK-CDC Consultants
Thematic Expert