Lord Holmes of Richmond is Britain’s most successful Paralympic swimmer winning a total of 9 golds, 5 silvers and 1 bronze. He was also Director of Paralympic Integration, responsible for the organisation of the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. He is a passionate advocate for the potential of technology and the benefits of diversity and inclusion. He campaigns for more accessible environments for disabled people and is working to end the injustice of unpaid internships. In Parliament, Lord Holmes is a member of the Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence and has been a member of Committees on Digital Skills, Social Mobility and Financial Exclusion. He is co-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Groups on Assistive Technology, Fintech and the 4th Industrial Revolution.
Lord Holmes serves as the Vice-Chair on the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Blockchain (APPG Blockchain).