Blockpass Announces Lord Holmes of Richmond MBE as Keynote at London Security Token Seminar

April 2019
Blockpass announced today that Lord Holmes of Richmond MBE will be the Keynote Speaker at its upcoming Blockpass Seminar: Security Tokens. As a passionate advocate of emerging technologies, Lord Holmes brings an enthusiasm for distributed ledger technology and blockchain applications to the already packed programme of speakers.

As well as being Britain’s most successful Paralympic swimmer, Chris Holmes is a passionate advocate for the potential of blockchain and other frontier technologies driving the Fourth Industrial Revolution. In 2012, he was Director of Paralympic Integration, responsible for the organisation of the Paralympic Games in London. He is a passionate advocate for the potential of technology and the benefits of diversity and inclusion and was invited to head a government review that will make recommendations on how to encourage more disabled people to apply for public appointments. In Parliament, he has been a member of Select Committees on Artificial Intelligence, Digital Skills, Social Mobility and Financial Exclusion. He is also co-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Groups on Assistive Technology, Fintech, blockchain and the 4th Industrial Revolution.

The Blockpass Seminar: Security Tokens will be held on 24 April at the offices of CMS Cameron Nabarro Olswang LLP in London. This year, Blockpass has successfully launched a series of leading security token events to help educate and inform business, investors and policymakers wishing to explore this trend and to help build the community that will drive the security token ecosystem of the future. This event follows the inaugural Hong Kong event that took place in March and promises to be even bigger, with additional speakers confirmed including Ryan Hanley of Token Market, Helen Disney of Unblocked, Teana Baker-Taylor of Global Digital Finance, David Nicol of R3 Corda, Daniel Coheur of Tokeny, and Barry James of the British Blockchain and Frontier Technologies Association. For a full list of speakers and to register, visit

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