Find out about Our Members

The Master Innholders is a well respected, prestigious force within the hotel industry – an elite corps which is publicly recognised as a standard bearer for the industry.

It aims to influence standards and extend professionalism within the industry; to promote consideration, study, discussion and research in the areas affecting hotel management including management development, training, education and recruitment.


Stas Anastasiades FIH MI

Restaurants & Innovations Director , FHHB (Hospitality) Limited

Stas studied Culinary Arts at The Colchester Institute and then spent the first 13 years of his career in kitchens in East Anglia, Switzerland and London, working his way up to become Executive Chef.…

Franck Arnold FIH MI

Managing Director and Regional Vice President , The Savoy London and RVP Accor Luxury for England, The Netherlands and Belgium.

Born in Strasbourg, France, Franck Arnold has spent his adult life working in the luxury hospitality industry, gaining valuable experience at all levels in various luxury properties in the UK, the USA…

Ivan Artolli FIH MI

Managing Director, Hôtel de Paris

Ivan was appointed Managing Director at the Hotel de Paris in July 2016 following his 17 years’ tenure at Rocco Forte Hotels. Born in Padua, Italy, Ivan has spent his entire working life in the hotel…

Justin Baird-Murray MI

Managing Director, The Metropole Hotel & Spa

Justin is the 5th generation of his family to manage the 4 star Metropole Hotel and Spa in Llandrindod Wells. A graduate of Oxford Brooks University Justin joined the family business after a short…

Richard Baker MBE FIH MI

Retired Member, N/A

Richard Baker commenced his management career at the Cumberland Hotel, Eastbourne, in 1974 and joined De Vere Hotels, working at both the Queen’s Hotel and The Grand Hotel, Eastbourne in 1976. He beca…

Richard Ball FIH MI

Executive Chairman, Calcot Manor

Richard Is Executive Chairman and founding director of The Calcot Collection, a small privately owned hotel company with 3 hotels in Gloucestershire, and one in Northumberland. Richard was Chairman of…