Lord Holmes is a member of the influential House of Lords Select Committee on Science and Technology and has previously co-authored House of Lords Select Committee Reports on: Democracy and Digital Technologies , Intergenerational Fairness , Artificial Intelligence , Financial Exclusion , Social Mobility  and Digital Skills 
Lord Holmes is co-chair of Parliamentary Groups on Fintech, AI, Blockchain, Assistive Technology and the 4th Industrial Revolution and has published a report; “Distributed Ledger Technologies for Public Good: leadership, collaboration and innovation” calling on the Government to look at the challenges and opportunities of this technology for improving public services. A progress update was published in November 2018.
An ex-Paralympic swimmer, Lord Holmes won nine gold, five silvers and one bronze medal across four Games, including a record haul of six golds at Barcelona 1992.
While at the ITFA and BCR: Trade & Investment Forum 2023, Trade Finance Global’s Deepesh Patel was happy to sit down and talk to Lord Holmes of Richmond MBE to discuss what the UK government is doing to support this digital transition.
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