Christian Scharff (CPC 1996) has co-authored a book about how to unlock economic opportunity for all

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Laurent Probst & Christian Scharff (CPC 1996) have co-authored a book, named "UPskill - 6 Steps to Unlock Economic Opportunity for All", which can be pre-ordered on Amazon. More information about the book can be found via this link.

An extract of this book has already been retained as a working document for the World Leader Summit In Dubai in Feb 2019.

Find more information about the authors here.


For governments struggling with the ‘unemployable’, businesses suffering from a dearth of skilled workers and markets trapped by languishing revenue, this book provides a roadmap to an exciting and bright future. Intellectual Capital is very dependent upon our deeper understanding of how to effectively design and implement upskilling initiatives. Laurent Probst & Christian Scharff have cracked the code. Instrumental in the development and implementation of SkillsBridge ( for the Luxembourg government. They now implement this sustainable solution throughout the world. This book looks at the impact of technological growth and purposeful action. It provides a solution to one of the most critical but soft infrastructure issues faced by society today; the life cycle of practical skills and the sustainable span of professional knowledge. Upskill 6 Steps to Unlock Economic Opportunity for All, outlines strategies, actions and policies that enable government, business and society to work together, in lockstep, to ensure a sustainable and prosperous future.