Charles Holmes


Charles is Head of Deposit Return and Extended Producer Responsibility in the Scottish Government.  He studied politics at King’s College, Cambridge, before joining the civil service in 2017.  A keen debater in his schooldays, Charles remains active as a coach and judge of schools’ debating.  He believes that debating and public-speaking skills are the best gift we can give Scotland’s young people and is proud to be working to expand access to debating workshops and competitions.