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.

All Members

Craig Drummond FIH MI

Life Members, N/A

Craig graduated from The Scottish Hotel School in 1961 with a diploma in Hotel Management and moved to London for a five year management training at Grosvenor House, Park Lane. He was involved in the…

Ian Edwards

Chief Executive, The Celtic Manor Resort and International Convention Centre Wales

Ian Edwards took over as Chief Executive of the Celtic Manor Resort in 2014, having returned to the five-star golf, leisure and business resort as Chief Operating Officer in 2008. In 2017 he also as…

Richard Edwards FIH MI

Retired Member, N/A

Richard’s career began in 1959 when he was a management trainee at the Hyde Park Hotel, London, before moving on to France and Switzerland. In 1966 he became Banqueting Manager at the Hyde Park Hotel,…

Peter Egli

General Manager, Suvretta House

Educated in Switzerland and trained as a chef, Peter studied hotel management at the Swiss Hotel Management School, Lucerne. He also trained as Quartermaster and served in the Swiss Air Force to the r…

Adrian Ellis FIH MI

General Manager, The Lowry Hotel

Adrian Ellis is a hotel executive with 24 years’ experience of managing luxury international properties in the UK, Europe and Asia. In February 2015, he returned to Manchester to become the General Ma…

Patrick Elsmie FIH MI

Retired Member, N/A

Patrick’s career has taken in a broad mix of countries and cultures , involving city centre hotels as well as resorts, from busy year-round operations to seasonally influenced properties. His time abr…