Lord Chris Holmes

Lord Chris Holmes

Lord Chris Holmes is a member of the House of Lords, an ex-Paralympic swimmer, and a proficient keynote speaker.

Awarded an MBE at age 20 for his services to swimming for disabled people, Chris was one of the UK’s most successful Paralympians, winning an astonishing 15 medals.

As well as his swimming awards, he has been named the Midlands Today Sports Personality of the Year, and Bass Midlander of the Year in 1992, was presented the SAF Paul Zetter Award in 1996, and was named Sports Personality of the Year Variety Club of GB in 1997.

A politician with more than a bit of varied life experience, Lord Chris Holmes has knowledge of elite sport, inclusion, wellbeing and the workplace, technology, and politics, and can offer an informative but entertaining keynote speech for all clients.

Contact Great British Speakers today to book ex-Paralympic swimmer Lord Chris Holmes for your next event.

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Fantastic motivational speaker. I left feeling positive and energised.

An excellent session, Lord Holmes was very inspiring and an engaging speaker. The best session I have attended.

Witty and on point. We were delighted that he could speak at our event.

Everything went great during our call with Lord Chris Holmes. The team really enjoyed his vibrant personality and his storytelling.
Julia, Adikteev

A banking superhero.
The Times

[The House of Lords] is also the workspace of one of the most prominent champions of this industry, Lord Chris Holmes of Richmond MBE – a peer who hasn’t just been singing the hymns of FinTech for years, he’s been writing the damned tunes as well. And if his name is familiar to you, he also happens to be a Crypto AM columnist and regular speaker at our events.
City A.M.

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